Archive - May 2015

Can people with diabetes use expired blood glucose test strips?

There has long been the debate of whether people with diabetes can use expired test strips. So, can you?

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Top 7 excuses not to exercise – and why they can be addressed

There really aren’t many reasons why you shouldn’t be able to exercise.

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National Vegetarian Week: 7 reasons for people with diabetes to adopt a vegetarian diet

It might be time to say a tearful goodbye to bacon. Increasingly, it’s becoming clear that a vegetarian diet conveys a whole host of benefits for people with diabetes.

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The future of insulin: 6 alternatives to insulin injections

Why do we inject insulin, anyway?

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Ignore the guidelines, eat low-carb and high-fat – Dr. Sarah Hallberg on how to reverse type 2 diabetes

Ignoring medical guidelines and adopting a low-carb, high-fat diet is the way to reverse type 2 diabetes, according to Dr. Sarah Hallberg.

Hallberg is the Medical Director of the Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program at IU Health Arnett, United States. Earlier this month, she gave a presentation at a TEDx event in Purdue University, Indiana and provided evidence that type 2 diabetes can reversed.

The results from Hallberg’s clinic raises interesting questions regarding diabetes guidelines in the UK and abroad as to what the right approach should be regarding carbohydrate consumption for people with type 2 diabetes.

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10-year-old boy to be the first person in the UK to have pioneering pancreatic surgery

As Kai McGorie fell off his bicycle, the handlebars ripped through his stomach, rupturing his pancreas. At first, Kai and his parents had no idea his injuries were so severe. The damage wasn’t visible. But when Kai started throwing up, his mother called the ambulance.

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Live Q&A with Dr. David Cavan on Sunday 10 May 2015

On Sunday 10 May, will be conducting a Q&A with Dr. David Cavan, author of Reverse Your Diabetes: The Step-By-Step Plan to Take Control of Type 2 Diabetes.

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Seven-year-old boy with type 1 diabetes dies after “slapping therapy”

Seven-year-old Aiden Fenton was dizzy, vomiting, and hadn’t eaten for three days. Apparently, everything was going to plan.

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