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BBC Report New T2D Reversal Breakthrough

Fresh off the BBC News website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-39070183 This is interesting stuff. OK, it’s a study done on mice not people and there’s the usual ‘don’t try this at home, kids’ disclaimer BUT the essential insight, that a fasting or ‘fasting mimicking’ diet, actually regenerates the pancreas’ insulin-producing beta cells, is very noteworthy. It’s also interesting […]

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Guest Speaker for Lancaster & Morecambe

I have some good news: The guest speaker I’ve mentioned previously who undertook a drastic reversal of his T2D in 2014 and has since managed to keep it away has agreed to come and speak with our Lancaster & Morecambe group next Tuesday, the 28th of February. The speaker, Patrick, may also come and speak […]

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10 Portions A Day For Good Health

It’s great to be in tune with the best current thinking on health & wellbeing. At the start of the course, Claire recommended that we all eat nine portions of fruit & veg a day for optimum health – although of the fruits, only apples & raspberries for us people with T2D. This BBC report […]

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This One Hundred Year Old Diabetic Cookbook Says It All

This post comes to us courtesy of Carol Middleton in the Lancaster&Morecambe group, who found it on the Diet Doctor site dietdoctor.com, which is well worth looking at, bearing in mind Diet Doctor’s uncompromising LCHF (Low Carb High Fat) approach. According to the preface of this book, which was published in 1917, the author Rebecca […]

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Dr Jay Wortman

In Barrow this evening, I mentioned Dr Jay Wortman … again. As it happens, although Barrow have now had a double dose of me talking about Dr Jay, I might not have mentioned him in Grange, Kendal or Morecambe&Lancaster, which is an oversight as he’s very interesting. Dr Jay accidentally reversed his T2D in around […]

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Still inspirational …

A month ago, we received this email: ‘Well done Eddy! – I was diagnosed with type 2 on 8th October 2014 and was admitted into Lancaster Royal Infirmary the same day with a Blood sugar reading of 19. Was told I should expect my condition to get steadily worse and could end up requiring insulin […]

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If you’ve not watched this yet, do

Sarah Hallberg talking about diet, carbs and T2D. I’m bringing this TED talk further up the page, as if you’ve not seen it yet, you should! It’s worth it, please do watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da1vvigy5tQVideo can’t be loaded: Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines | Sarah Hallberg | TEDxPurdueU (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da1vvigy5tQ)

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Peter Attia TED talk

At the Kendal group meeting last night, I mentioned this TED talk by Peter Attia. Here it is: This is recommended viewing for anyone with T2D but is most especially relevent if you’re a doctor, diabetic nurse, or other diabetes professional as, from what we’re hearing from some of the people attending our Dia-Beat This! […]

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What The World Eats & Diabetes Map

In 2015 Claire and I saw a photo exhibition, showing families from around the world with their weekly shopping on display. There are 27 pictures from the exhibition here: http://time.com/8515/what-the-world-eats-hungry-planet/ Have a look though, they’re interesting pictures. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the families from the ‘Developed’ countries, who’ve bought the greater proportion of processed foods, often live […]

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