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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. https://diatribe.org/42factors […]

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Calling Andrew Britton!

If any of you know where Andrew Britton is, who was one of our Kendal group and also one of our recently-celebrated Type 2 reversees, could you ask him to give us a call, email or send a message via Facebook?   Andrew’s moved house recently and as we only […]

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Sunday Sermon

I’m completely and utterly preaching to the converted in putting this link on the page but if you encounter ANY GP or diabetes nurse who’s sceptical about the power of a low carb diet for transforming health, send them to this page and to this link to Healthline.com.   21 […]

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