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Your diabetic feet: Induce Feasibility Study

Hello! Here at Gendius, we’re on a constant mission to improve the daily lives of diabetics. We understand the struggles, worries and anxiety that comes with…

Chris Genders 21st September 2018

I never knew that

It was a beautiful Saturday in January. Although it was cold, the sky was blue and there was no cloud in the sky. If you wanted to go outside (and, of course, you…

Helen May 24th January 2017

La la la la…

I thought that the above was an interesting observation- and I also like the picture of the owl. Albert Einstein said that he never remembered stuff that he…

Chris Genders 23rd January 2017

Thought for Food

By way of introduction, a bit about me… I’m early 60’s, tall and a BMI just the wrong side of 30. I’m a PWD too – diagnosed in about 2000 and started…

Chris Genders 22nd January 2017

The Goldilocks Zone…

Sums are funny things. If you add up 6+6+6+6+6+6+6 you should get to 42. To work out the average of these numbers, you then divide by 7. Lo and behold, you get an…

Chris Genders 20th January 2017

Continuously Learning about Exercising with Diabetes

It’s 10:30pm and I have finally made it onto the train home after a long day of meetings and customer entertainment in London. Looking at my wrist, I realize I…

Helen May 22nd October 2016

Diabetes and Alcohol

ALCOHOL Having diabetes doesn’t mean that you have to give up alcohol. The rules are the same for someone with or without diabetes. New government guidelines…

Jacqui Moran 20th October 2016

Dietary guidelines for diabetes

Eating a healthy diet is just as important as your medication. No foods are out of bounds but your choices are an important part of your diabetes management. Food…

Jacqui Moran 18th October 2016

Hypoglycaemia or a “Hypo”

This occurs when the level of glucose in your blood falls too low (4mmols/l or below) WHO IS AT RISK OF HAVING A HYPO? If you take insulin If you take tablets…

Jacqui Moran 15th October 2016

Managing your weight

Managing your weight is the most effective treatment for Type 2 Diabetes. Being overweight makes it harder for the body to use insulin effectively. Research has…

Jacqui Moran 13th October 2016

Glycaemic Index

Low GI diets have shown some improvements in HbA1c (2) in Type 2 diabetes. The glycaemic index is a ranking of carbohydrate based on the overall effect on blood…

Jacqui Moran 12th October 2016

Food Labelling

Main types of food labelling are traffic light labelling and GDA (Guideline Daily Amounts) The traffic light colours on some packaging tell you if the product…

Jacqui Moran 10th October 2016
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