Category Archives: Living with diabetes

Latest approach to diabetes, eat like your grandparents !

And we’re all familiar with the advice – get moving, lose weight, reduce fat in your diet. But one expert is suggesting that the solution could be a diet low in carbohydrates and high in fat. Professor Grant Schofield, from … 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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Support for Diabetics

I am not thinking of HCP’s or medication or anything of that sort – but of people – family, friends and work or classmates. Their knowledge and attitude to our diabetes makes an enormous difference to how we cope with … Continue reading

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