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Coronavirus: Q&As for people living with diabetes

17 April 2020

We know that this is a confusing and challenging time, and that the information and guidance from official sources changes often. In this article we have put together the answers to some common questions, which we hope will help you and your family navigate handling the situation and managing your diabetes at the same time. Please remember to follow the government and NHS guidelines at all times, these guidelines are in place to reduce the spread of the virus to keep everyone (including you and your loved ones) safe. What is Coronavirus and what are the...

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How to increase flavor from food and reduce fat

How to boost flavor with reduced fat

14 August 2020

For all of us, it is important that we keep an eye on the amount and type of fats we include in our diets, particularly the amount of saturated fats. A lot of recipes and pre-prepared foods use fats to add flavor, but there’s no reason reduced fat food shouldn’t also be flavourful. When thinking about the food you eat, it’s important to remember that not all fats are unhealthy, but that you should try and limit the less healthy fats. You can learn more about different kinds of fats in our Facts about Fats blog article. So what are some simple ways to reduce the fat content in the foods you eat? When cooking meat Try...

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Chocberry pudding

Chocberry cake

3 August 2020

Ingredients (10 servings): 500 g fresh strawberries (2 pints 10g brown sugar 60 ml boiling water (1/4 c) 5 ml vanilla extract (1 t) 90 ml light margarine (6 t) 100 g sugar (1/2 c 125 g self-raising flour (1/2 c) 60 g cocoa (4 t) 10 g baking powder (2 t) 2.5 g salt (1/2 t) 60 g oat bran (1/4 c) 1 egg 1 egg white 60 ml fat free milk (1/4 c) How to make it: Preheat the oven to 180° C (350° F). Wash and quarter half of the...

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Stress and diabetes

Stress and diabetes – what to know and how to manage it

16 July 2020

Everyone has felt “stressed out” at some point. But what does it actually mean? How can it impact your diabetes? In this article, I will take you through the fundamentals of stress, how it can impact your diabetes management, and most importantly, tips to reduce and manage the stress in your life. What is stress? Stress is usually a physical or mental reaction to something happening in your life. The body can become physically stressed by an injury or illness, for example. You can become mentally stressed by situations like a demanding job, feeling overwhelmed by a particular situation, money...

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10 diabetes superfoods to supercharge your diet

10 diabetes superfoods to supercharge your diet

13 July 2020

Many foods are on the good-for-you list, but did you know that the American Diabetes Association identified 10 “Superfoods” that offer an extra health boost for people with diabetes? Add a few of these superfoods to your plate every day for an extra boost of calcium, potassium, fiber, magnesium, omega-3 and vitamins A, C and E Diabetes diet boosting superfoods: 1. Beans Did you know only 65grams of cooked beans fulfills up to a third of your daily fibre requirement? That same amount packs as much protein as one ounce of meat! Plus, beans are a good source of magnesium and...

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Healthy Oat Bread

Healthy oat bread

6 July 2020

How to make healthy oat bread

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Hamburgers with BBQ sauce

Hamburgers with BBQ sauce

26 June 2020

Recipe for hamburgers with BBQ sauce

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The ABCs of insulin and fitness

The ABCs of insulin and fitness

24 June 2020

Using an insulin pump and want to exercise? Keeping tabs on your blood sugar during exercise can be as simple as A-B-C. By Tami Schoepflin, RD CDE

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Aim for better, not perfect

Aim for better, not perfect

23 June 2020

Perfection is not always achievable and can be demotivating if not obtained. Instead, find out what you can do to make small improvements and stay healthy.

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