Monthly Archives: March 2018

A Hot Cross Blood Test

Now, whoever you are, whatever your knowledge, whatever your health situation, you probably know that people with diabetes test their own blood sugar.   If you’re a Type 1 or have advanced Type 2, you do it to determine how much insulin to add to your system and some other […]

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I like this BUT …

I like this info-graphic BUT it’s only part of the story … Yes, sugar consumption is way high. Yes, sugar is hidden in all sorts of manufactured foodstuffs. Yes, sugar is addictive and really should be considered an addictive substance … BUT there’s another part of the problem which is […]

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NHS Speech …

Last week, I was invited to speak at an NHS workshop for redesigning diabetes care services within the Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group. We were also invited as Dia-Beat This! and had 15 participants attending, including four of our five reversees. Thank you to all who could attend. For those […]

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42 Factors …

This fascinating chart comes from DiaTribe and an article by Adam Brown. Some of these will be familiar, some less so – for example, who knew sunburn could raise your blood glucose? I didn’t. The more you learn, the more you realise how much more you have to learn. […]

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