Archive - October 2017

Diabetes Awareness Month 2017 Phone Wallpapers

Diabetes Awareness Month 2017 is here!

Awareness is incredibly important, and it can be surprising how little people know about the condition, how it develops, and what to do to help someone in an emergency.

Wallpapers

But right now, check out our exclusive high-resolution wallpapers, to show your support of those who overcome diabetes every single day.

To download right click the image and save as.

Click read more to see all of the available wallpapers.

Faces of Diabetes

You can help raise awareness, inspire others and break stereotypes this #DiabetesAwarenessMonth by sharing your own photo and story with us on Facebook. Get your #BlueNovember selfie here –  www.diabetes.co.uk/bluenovember/

Diabetes Awareness Month Facebook Frame

To add a frame to your Facebook profile picture all you have to do is:
– Go to www.facebook.com/profilepicframes
– Search for “Diabetes Awareness Month” in the search bar and pick the frame you want to use out of our 4 different frames
– Click Use as Profile Picture to save

Alternatively, you can simply click here and then press “try it” underneath the image.

 

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14 things people do to keep their HbA1c below 7%

Getting your HbA1c results can either be actually pretty exciting or beyond daunting, depending on your expectations. We’re told by NICE to aim for 6.5% (48 mmol/mol), but scoring below 7% (53 mmol/mol) is still impressive, and for some this target is easily achievable. For others, it’s not.

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Autophagy: the process changing our understanding of diet and disease

There’s been a lot of literary discussion this year about fasting, and rightfully so. More and more research is unearthing vast benefits of fasting for people with and without diabetes, which can lead to dramatic changes in the body. One of these changes is autophagy, a process which has huge implications regarding our understanding of how diet and lifestyle habits affect our bodies.

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International Vegetarian Week – a much-deserved tribute to vegetables

This week is International Vegetarian Week, an annual event endorsing vegetarianism since 2008, and given that the vegetarian diet is very compatible with diabetes, we’re big fans.

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