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 […]
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)
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! […]
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 […]
Courtesy of Ivan at the Barrow group, here’s a handy chart with lots of info on how many carbs are in various foods: Important Basics Food Charts with Carbs Thanks Ivan!
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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Hi folks I watched this a few months ago when I was researching my talk. It’s well worth a look. Mosley and Taylor are both interesting, as you’d expect but some of the people in the audience are really fascinating. In particular, there’s an aboriginal lady, who’s amazing. She’s worth watching the show for, all […]
This is a quick line to thank David Hack for visiting us last week and giving his excellent and informative talk on evolution and nutrition. The feedback from all four Dia-Beat This! groups has been great – so thank you from us all David and we look forward to working with you again soon. If […]
This week, as we gear up towards the full reversal phase of the programme, one of the hot topics has been carb counting. Here’s a handy website you can use to keep track of the exact quantities of carbs in your diet: www.fatsecret.co.uk You don’t have to bother signing into the site, if you don’t […]