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Making Carbs Count — honey, the bees knees!

Monday, February 17th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Honey is literally a liquid sugar and it’s sweeter than sugar. As part of a normal diabetic diet, it should be used with due care. Make a very little go a long way, or you will see detrimental affects on your blood read more »

Hypo treatments

Monday, January 13th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Having survived another Christmas, we know it’s the high blood sugars we usually worry about — mince pies, Christmas pud and mulled wine not being known for keeping our levels low. Of course the flip side of trying to keep good control read more »

Bee happy hypo treatment

Monday, December 16th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Diabetics are aware of glucose tablets, gels and solutions but DiaBee provides an alternative that people seem prefer. The 100% natural grade A honey in a precise measured dose (5g) is contained in a highly portable, robust packages, allowing it to be read more »

Find an ice cream in a hurry

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 | 0 Comments
It’s hard to make out that ice cream is good for your health in terms of either its fat or sugar content, though it almost certainly will give you a psychological boost if you indulge in one.  An alternate way to head read more »

Celebration jelly beans

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 | 0 Comments
To mark a summer of celebration, Jelly Belly Candy Company has created a fun party-in-a pack of red, white and blue jelly beans including three of the most popular of the 90-plus Jelly Belly bean flavours: –       Very Cherry: the number one world-wide read more »

What a Gluco-Carry on

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 | 2 Comments
A diabetic can often make it through a typical day without needing to carry glucose tablets on them, except for when those unexpected emergencies occur. However, most diabetics, once out of childhood, are unlikely to forget their keys. Scott Saunders, who has read more »

Hypo Talk — a GP’s view, kit that can help prevent, and hypo treatments should you need them

Friday, January 27th, 2012 | 0 Comments
We all know feeling… whether you get the shakes, get irritable, get noisy, sullen, or an unpleasant mix of all of the above (we’re so lovely when our sugars dip low aren’t we?), no one who’s had a hypo forgets them. Dr read more »

How to head off a hypo

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 | 0 Comments
We’re lucky that not only something as common as plain old sugar or honey will help lift us out of a hypo, but there are also other products that are easily carried so that we can keep an ‘emergency’ sugar source near read more »

Invaluable Hypowallet

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 | 0 Comments
The HypoWallet from BBI healthcare is a portable, robust and easy to open pack containing a pack of 10 chewable orange GlucoTabs (4g carbs per tablet) with one 60ml shot of GlucoJuice (15g carbs per shot) as well as two 25g sachets read more »

Hypo-Fit syrup

Friday, March 4th, 2011 | 0 Comments
Hypo-Fit syrup 74.5% is a premium product, which is a unique combination of three sugars (glucose, saccharose (sucrose) and fructose), water and flavouring (available in orange from this website). Each 18 gm sachet contains 13.4 gm of carbohydrate, so are great for read more »