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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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Recipe Suggester Generator

If you’re ever stuck for a meal idea, just get some ingredients together from your cupboard and fridge and run them through this handy site: http://recipesuggester.co.uk It’s a good way of coming up with a quick meal idea, if you’re short of inspiration. That said, we’ve got another 11 recipes for you this week! And […]

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We Now Have A Message Board!

If you scroll down, on the right hand side you’ll see we now have a message board  feature on the site. Please do use this to post anything you think useful, interesting or whatever you like. Just scroll down, click on the link and you’re off. Cheers!

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