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Sorry for the long silence but …

Sorry for the long silence but … well, no excuses, I dropped off the map for a few weeks there. Life gets in the way sometimes, as I’m sure you appreciate. For the past few months I’ve been working as part of a team on another project, which involves a co-authoring a patent application, creating […]

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An Offer …

If you, or a friend or relative have Type 2 diabetes and would like to try attacking and reversing it, I have an offer to make – but it’s both time limited and number limited.   I won’t say what it is here – and this bit’s important – the applicant has to be really […]

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Next Meet-Up

Just a quick line to confirm that this Sunday’s (17th) Dia-Beat This! meet-up is going ahead as planned. We’re meeting at The Factory Tap, 5 Aynam Road, Kendal LA9 7DE at 3.00pm. Pub website here: http://thefactorytap.co.uk To get there from the south, drive into Kendal and go around the one way system. Go over the bridge and the […]

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The Next Dia-Beat This! Meet-Up

Many of you who did the first round of the course will have had a rather lengthy email in the last couple of days, bringing you up to date on how things are going, discussing Lancaster University, Morecambe Bay Health Trust, including the One Year questionnaire and giving details of the next Meet-Up, which is […]

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It’s been a while …

Hello Folks It’s been a while, there’s a lot to catch up on, so settle in for a long read … Sorry to have been off the radar for so long. This is by far the longest gap I’ve left between posts but things have been rather full-on recently. I’d rather not go into detail […]

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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 meds can mean you need […]

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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 just as big but which […]

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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 who couldn’t attend, here’s the […]

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