Monthly Archives: January 2014

Diabetes UK and reduced carb success

I thought I’d post my story as reduced/low carbing was the only way forward for ME despite what the current guidelines from the NHS and DUK state. Around October 2011 I noticed things were ‘Not quite right’ and I was … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetic complications, Diet, Diet and dieting, Fats, Foods to avoid, HbA1c, Lipids, Living with diabetes, Low carb diet, Low GI diets, Saturated fats, Support for diabetics, Type one diabetes, Type one-five diabetes, Type two diabetes | 3 Comments

Metformin beyond it’s blood sugar lowering properties

  The flower is of course,the French lilac or goat’s rue,the original source of that well known anti-diabetic drug Metformin. Believed to be the most widely prescribed diabetes drug in the world,it was introduced into Britain in 1958 but not licensed for use … Continue reading

Posted in Big Pharma, Blood glucose, Living with diabetes, Type one diabetes, Type two diabetes | Tagged | 2 Comments

The British Dietetic Association a complete unprofessional shambles ?

From the British Dietetic Association website re a recent meeting of members. “Carbohydrate Advice in Type 2 Diabetes – The ‘Hot Potato’ of  ! ! Dietetics?” “The latest UK nutrition guidelines for diabetes suggest an individualised approach to carbohydrate in Type … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes news, Diet, Diet and dieting, Dietitians, Health politics, Uncategorized | 1 Comment