Category Archives: Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes remission diet – An off the record discussion on the pros and cons

type 2 diabetes remission diet

Since originally blogging on the type 2 diabetes remission a while back (find it here) I’ve been getting many more enquiries about this. This is in no small part to the media coverage on the diet.  It makes sense really. If you were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the past you wouldn’t have received any information about a possible

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Diets for lowering Glucose Levels? Is the media failing you?

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Diets for lowering glucose levels. Is the media failing you? There’s been a lot of media coverage in recent times about diets for lowering glucose levels in type 2 diabetes. People are asking questions of the NHS and dietitians as to why we aren’t prescribing such diets for you. Frankly, questions are good. We like questions and being challenged. This

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Diabetes and physical activity recommendations. How much is enough?

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The department of health describes physical Inactivity as a silent killer. The benefits of physical activity are well known and it is an important part of being healthy and fit. Exercise can also have a positive impact on blood glucose levels too. When you exercise your body doesn’t need insulin to use the glucose in your blood for energy. Glucose

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How to treat a hypo

how to treat a hypo

Recently in clinic I’ve come across a few patients taking insulin or sulphonylureas (e.g. Gliclazide, Glimepiride, Gilbenclamide, Glipizide, Tolbutamide) who do not know how to treat a hypo. This is very important for this patient demographic because episodes of hypoglycaemia can be life threatening if not treated adequately. Therefore, todays topic is about how to treat these to ensure you

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