Category - non-diabetes related

Christmas traditions from around the world

What does Christmas mean to you? Maybe it’s decorating the Christmas tree or enjoying a mince pie with mulled wine. All over the world, different countries have their own traditions for how they celebrate this time of year. For some it’s a religious holiday, whereas others might travel the world.

So, whether it be a BBQ on the beach in Australia or eating fried chicken in Japan, here are some weird yet wonderful traditions from around the world to celebrate this festive period.

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17 ‘healthy’ fruit snacks with more sugar than Haribo

Last week Action on Sugar published a report which found “healthy” fruit snacks actually contain more sugar than sweets with a third of the fruit snacks containing between 15 and 20 grams of sugar.

We have had a look at some of the brands that were included in their report to see just how much sugar was in a recommended portion size. Read More

Carlos Santana’s nephew Adam Lasher wows American Idol Judges (and raises T1D diabetes awareness with his robotic pancreas)

Over in America yesterday, Adam Lasher was on American Idol. And, although related to Carlos Santana (yes, that awesome guitarist) didn’t need to mention it.

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