Category Archives: Type two diabetes

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

Posted in Blood glucose, Diabetic complications, Living with diabetes, Type two diabetes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Dr.Troy Stapleton – I Manage My Type 1 Diabetes By Eating LCHF

Another must watch video. Low carb high fat not just for type two diabetics. Eddie

Posted in Blood glucose, Diet, Diet and dieting, Fats, Keto diets, Lipids, Low carb diet, Support for diabetics, Type one diabetes, Type two diabetes | 1 Comment

New blood glucose monitors sync to smartphones, send data to the cloud

This may be of interest to any gadget/tech loving diabetics who are reading… A snippet… “The latest offering in that space is Dario, a cloud-based mobile health platform that serves as an all-in-one glucose monitoring system. New York-based LabStyle Innovations plans … Continue reading

Posted in Blood glucose meters, Living with diabetes, Type one diabetes, Type two diabetes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“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

Posted in Diabetes news, Diet, Health politics, Low carb diet, Type two diabetes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Blood glucose, Diabetic complications, Diet, Diet and dieting, Dietitians, Low carb diet, Support for diabetics, Type one diabetes, Type one-five diabetes, Type two diabetes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment