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Red meat in the diabetic diet

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Further to our food feature in the June issue earlier this year, where we reported on including red meat in the diabetic diet, mainly in order to address Vitamin D deficiency in the UK, the Meat Advisory Panel has made comments regarding read more »

Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust Recipe Book

Friday, October 24th, 2014 | 0 Comments
As well as recipes, the new IDDT recipe book, Diabetes – Food, Meds and More, has an emphasis on lifestyle, a focus on real life, day-to-day situations and dietary information. The book has came as a response to listening to people with read more »

New BMI guidelines for ethnic minorities

Friday, October 24th, 2014 | 0 Comments
A health research team indicated that the thresholds of BMI need to be examined in relation to defining overweight and obese individuals in ethnic communities. Body Mass Index defines whether an individual is overweight or obese, both of which increase the risk read more »

Counting carbohydrates Cherries

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cherries are related to plums and have been eaten since the Stone Age, as cherry stones (pits) have been found in Stone Age caves in Europe and the Roman army marched on a stomach likely to have been at least partly filled read more »

IDDT slams ‘pre-diabetes’ term

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 | 0 Comments
The InDependent Diabetes Trust (IDDT) recently highlighted the urgent need to investigate the term ‘pre-diabetes.’ The term, now part of everyday discussion regarding diabetes, and even in use by medical professionals, is a great source of concern for those patients labelled by read more »

Special anniversary for Diabetes nurses’ group

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 | 0 Comments
A nurses’ group driving important breakthroughs in diabetes care in hospitals is celebrating a full decade of making improvements to the way people with diabetes are treated. The occasion was marked by members of the DISN (Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse UK) group read more »

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