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Coronavirus: Advice for people living with diabetes

16 June 2020

Here are some helpful tips on what precautions you should take, and what you need to know The World Health Organization (WHO) declared that spread of the coronavirus as a pandemic in March, and and most countries have seen outbreaks. Although the UK is seeing a decline in the number of new cases and hospitalisations, we all still need to be careful and try to reduce the spread of the virus as much as possible. People with diabetes are classed by the NHS and UK Government as 'clinically vulnerable' Although this means someone with diabetes is not required to shield themselves, they are...

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Roche Diabetes Care are proud to partner with JDRF

Proud to partner with JDRF  

25 September 2020

Did you know that we have collaborated with patient organisation JDRF (the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) for over ten years? This article shares the ways in which we work together and some of the things we’ve collectively achieved....

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Diabetes friendly Italian Ricotta Pizza

Italian ricotta and cherry tomato pizza recipe

21 September 2020

The thought of pizza might automatically make you think of an indulgent high carb and high fat treat meal but this ricotta and cherry tomato pizza recipe is different. Follow this simple 4 step recipe and enjoy the tastes of Italy guilt free.  Ingredients (10 slices): 300 g pizza crust (10 oz) 10 g chopped fresh basil (1/2 c) 5 ml olive oil (1 t) 114 g ricotta cheese 75 g greated parmesan...

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Shooting Stars Jessica

Meet Jessica, living with type 2 diabetes 

21 September 2020

“I have learned not to be embarrassed or ashamed of living with diabetes or sharing my story.” At mySugr we love to show the many different faces and stories of people with diabetes in the real world. So we do our own photoshoots and feature real people living with diabetes instead of using stock photos. In this series, we want you to get to know our shooting stars a little bit better. Meet...

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transition from paediatric to adult diabetes care

Transition from paediatric to adult diabetes care

16 September 2020

Do you feel a bit out of place at the children’s diabetes centre? Are you ready for more independence and to have more say in how your diabetes is managed? If yes, then it may be time for you, your family and your healthcare team to start discussing you making...

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Green salad with pear and bacon

Low carb green salad with dried pear and bacon

14 September 2020

Are you looking for a healthy lunch idea? Try this low carb green salad which is ready in minutes. This diabetes friendly recipe can be easily modified and become a great vegetarian option. On the go or at home, this is perfect to prepare and eat anywhere. Ingredients (4 servings): 125 g reduced salt back shoulder bacon (4.5oz or 1/2 package 120 g mixed greens, including fresh herbs (4 c or 1 package) 8 dried pear halves (100 g or 3.5 oz) 30 ml lemon juice (2 T) and 5 ml lemon rind (1 T) from one small half medium lemon 1 clove garlic, pealed and crushed...

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Honey and Mustard salmon

Honey mustard baked salmon recipe

4 September 2020

Looking for a healthy mid-week recipe? Here is a perfect diabetes friendly quick meal idea that uses less than 10 ingredients, so you can spend less time cooking and more time enjoying meal times. With a low carb and fat content per serving, this could soon become part of your weekly meal plan....

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Going back to school for children living with diabetes.

Back to school prep

26 August 2020

There is nothing quite like the smell of pencils and the sight of a crisp uniform shirt to bring memories of your school days flooding back. For children with diabetes, going back to school is sometimes idyllic. However, managing a condition like diabetes can be difficult even in the best...

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Eating meals as a family

Eating healthy with Team Family

19 August 2020

As a parent of a child with diabetes, you’re not only getting them to eat healthy when they’re sitting at the dinner table, you’re also teaching them how to make good choices when they’re on their own. Parenting can be tough, especially when kids start testing their independence and developing physically and emotionally. Sure, you know the difference between a healthy snack and movie theatre popcorn, but do you ever feel like it’s not worth the argument?  Here are some ideas to encourage kids to make healthy choices—with or without your reminders. ...

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