Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tasty Saturday night pizza back on the menu ! Low carb of course !

Not my recipe but this recipe below looks absolutely awesome ! “These low-carb pizzas taste just like a Dominos takeaway to me. You can make them however you like as meats and cheese have negligible carbs. You can also make … Continue reading

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“There may be a tipping point approaching” Jay Wortman MD

“There may be a tipping point approaching. I was invited to debate the merits of a low-carb diet for diabetes at a big conference last week. It was a combination of the Canadian Diabetes Association annual conference with the annual … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It – Introduction.

By the end of this year I shall have reached my century. No, I am not yet eligible for my ‘telegram’ but I shall have had my hundredth appointment at the hospital’s eye clinic.  Its been interesting. Really. None of … Continue reading

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Skin drug shows ‘promising’ results on type 1 diabetes

Interesting article although I imagine Insulin pens will continue to be a part of my daily routine for many years to come. A snippet below. “A drug that was used to treat a skin disorder has shown signs of being … Continue reading

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Deal of the day !

Tesco’s have currently reduced the price of silverside beef joints by £3 per Kg and I have picked myself up a large joint today for £12.51,sounds expensive ? well considering it will feed six of us for our Sunday roast and with … Continue reading

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Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE. A Dietitian that does not work to a script !

Check out this video  featuring Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE. Franziska is not a diabetic and wants to stay that way. Being a health conscious person she noticed her BG numbers were higher than optimum at certain times. She knew low … Continue reading

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GP care in England ‘faces funds catastrophe amid cuts’

The GP system in England is facing a “catastrophe” because of cuts in funding, doctors’ leaders are warning. Analysis by the Royal College of GPs suggests that over the past three years, investment in general practice has fallen by £400m … Continue reading

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The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus

I found the study below interesting from a personal point of view as I’m a great believer in ketogenic diet regimes for good glycemic control and weight loss(when required) or weight maintenance which can be achieved by increasing the amount … Continue reading

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New early warning test to tackle diabetes

I found this article earlier and although the principle is a positive step forward in the prevention of type 2 diabetes,it can only really be useful as a tool in conjunction with correct dietary advice and the correct dietary information is … Continue reading

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