Archive - January 19, 2015

Low carb diets work, so why aren’t they advised?

People with diabetes have been lowering daily intake of carbohydrate as a means to achieve better diabetes control for years but, despite many enjoying great success with this, lower carbohydrate diets have yet to receive large scale advocation from health organisations such as the NHS. Read More

Why aren’t people sticking with DAFNE and DESMOND?

Education: it’s a key word when we talk about diabetes. Patients need to know more, to be equipped with the necessary tools to look after themselves. This focus on education no doubt explains why structured education courses such as DAFNE and DESMOND are considered a core part of diabetes management in the UK.

And yet more and more people are dropping out. Read More

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