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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 could…

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 on…

Chris Genders 22nd 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 were…

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

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

Quotes from patients

Who listens when they’re 28 to what you’re going to be like when you’re 60? – well you don’t do you Initially I did what I was supposed to do and then…

Judith Anders 8th October 2016

Rebel, Rebel…

A billion words have been written on how hard it is to be a teenager and I’m not about to add to them. Well, just a few. Hope that’s OK. I just know I’m glad…

Chris Genders 29th September 2016