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  • A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIABETES , WORK . YET THEN IS A WIDE IDEAL , THAT IF YOU HAVE DIABETES 1 OR 2 , YOU DON/T WORK AND IT IS ABOUT TIME PEOPLE WITH DIABETES , STOOD UP AND GOT COUNT. YES , WE HAVE A PM , WHO HAS DIABETES 1 (THIS WELL KNOW) BUT IT IS THE REST OF US , WHO HAVE THE UP HILL...
  • So many treats is the diets of instant gratification Oh, the luxury fat free double cream full of starch and aspartame The low fat yogurts full of carby thickeners Oh, when once creamy yogurt was creamy yogurt And now its more like white bread with marg And oh Mustn't eat the butter That brought...
  • Not sure where to post this but here goes all new to me. Discovered have t2 after loosing 1.5 stone? Never been overweight before weight loss was 9 stone and 5ft 5inches tall, but had blood test said t2. Reason for weight loss. Never relised that this could be as what I have read a lot of...
  • Ajax
    Posted by Ajax on Jul 13
    The reason my soles looked ✻dirty✻ was because the skin was so dry ..so I went to buy some foot-cream in a pharmacy in my local shopping centre. My body must have spoken to my mind ..because I asked if I could have a free diabetes test ..because these were being advertised on a pink,...
  • Resurgam
    Posted by Resurgam on Jul 11
    My godmother died in June at the age of 89 - with children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and a lot of living done, but as I decided to attend the funeral and meet with family I have not seen in a decade, I discovered that she and several more of the family had/have diabetes. That means...
  • Squire Fulwood
    Posted by Squire Fulwood on Jul 7
    When I was a young engineer I was trained in logic. I am not a Vulcan but in electronics there are no emotions, just voltages and currents. There were circuits that didn’t do anything unless you gave the right inputs. Living room lights, switch turned off, living room dark. That’s logic. I...
  • T2 – my first 50 days I’ve just gone past 50 days since diagnosis so I thought I would write a blog of my experience. It’s not advice, definitely not medical advice, but hopefully it might help other newbies now and in the future to see that the feelings they have are not unusual and to emerge...
  • [IMG] Millionaire shortbread is possibly my favourite traybake of all time. This is a classic millionaire shortbread made low carb. It has no extra airs and graces, just a crumbly nut base and a gorgeous salty sweet caramel filling all topped off with dark chocolate. I would recommend cutting...
  • I woke up in the early hours of Saturday morning, and realised that I was going to be very, very, very, very sick. After about 12 hours of everything leaving my body at the speed of light, I finally got over what I suspect was Norovirus. The trouble is, I'm having difficulty finding things I...
  • [IMG] When I’m cooking with my kiddies having a nice easy recipe that they can get stuck in with all the way through is the key! This cheesecake has become quite a favourite, it is quick to assemble and there’s not a lot to go wrong or that isn’t fixable when it does! Prep time 20 minutes...
  • I was talking to my sister, and her daughter is married to a type one diabetic. Not for the first time the family went out together and suddenly everything had to be stopped, they needed to treat a hypo - but the diabetic had nothing with him, so everyone was looking for sweets or a shop, they...
  • Good averages this month, with one rogue reading of 8.3 from a sticky thumb first up in the morning. My hba1c was 5.3% / 34 mmol/mol this month which I am pleased about. [img]
  • megan2002
    Posted by megan2002 on Jun 18
    Diabetes has controlled me for far too long - IT IS TIME FOR CHANGE! I struggle with many aspects of my health and want to use my experiences good and mainly bad in helping others living with the condition and ensure they do not make the mistakes l made. We have many different themed nights...
  • After 20 months of nursing my husband through cancer...all the ups and downs....hopes and prayers...he lost his fight in January. This was heartbreaking and threw me headlong into having to find out how to do everything on my own. He had done everything for 40 years...paid the bills, fixed...
  • Metabolism_Boss
    Posted by Metabolism_Boss on Jun 12
    Sucrose, fructose, galactose, dextrose, glucose… So I’ve managed to stop eating sugary, carby foods (at last I’m on the straight and narrow!), but I have to spend a lot of time making meals from scratch as it’s the only way to avoid eating hidden sugar that I know would set me off eating all...
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