Category Archives: Diabetic complications

THE EYES HAVE IT – FINAL PART

Dear Reader, this is the final part of my ‘Eyes ‘series wherein I have tried to give my personal experiences and tips for those having to undergo investigations and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, maculopathy, etc.Those who have read the previous … Continue reading

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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

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The Eyes have it Part 2

  Following on with my two previous Eyes posts, namely. ‘The Eyes Have It – Introduction’ and ‘The Eyes Have it Part 1’. I now have another Part for you to read.Here is ‘The Eyes Have it Part 2’. These … Continue reading

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ACE inhibitor drugs linked to kidney damage !

Drugs prescribed commonly to diabetics could cause serious kidney problems and result in hundreds of deaths each year, a study suggests. Researchers found that ACE inhibitors and similar drugs, which are used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and … Continue reading

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The Eyes have it part 1

This follows on my earlier post “The Eyes Have It – Introduction” and I hope readers will find it useful. So, Gentle Reader, you have had your annual retinal photograph, you have survived the demon drops and – thanks to … 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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Another Dietitian gets it right !

There are coming to be more and more registered dieticians and registered nutritionists such as myself that are very, very much in line with LCHF diets, especially in reference to diabetics. Before instantly dismissing the advice of a dietician or … Continue reading

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