Issue 2 · 2016 | Essential news and views for people with diabetes
From the editor
Hello, and welcome to this edition of Reach: we have brought you a conglomeration of articles that will be helpful as well as entertaining!
The ever-important topic of self-management is examined, and podiatrist Sharon Steele talks us through a foot check.
We take an in-depth look at the charity Medical Detection Dogs , and their role in helping people with diabetes – and the stories of Lucky, Simba and Pal make for great reading.
Marshall Jackson and David Hudson offer some handy tips on how to enjoy travelling to the full, despite diabetes, and dietitian Azmina Govindji looks at the controversial area of diet.
Manage and Monitor
Management and monitoring are the magic words when it comes to reducing long-term complications in diabetes, but many people with diabetes are not attending routine checks.