Summary of a seminar by Dr Rosemary Stanton on plant based eating

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Guest Post by Sally Marchini, Dietitian Recently I went to a presentation called Paleo versus Plant based diets. I really wanted to share some of the information I was reminded of there with you.  Upfront I’d like to make clear …

Diabetic Nerve Damage: Neuropathy

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Guest Post from David Mapletoft, Diabetes Educator Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes. High blood glucose can injure nerve fibers throughout your body, but diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in your …

Discussion on low carb diets

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By popular demand through a thread in our [previous]Facebook group Diabetes and Food – let’s celebrate it! I think that this topic deserves a blog to help explain some of the ‘stuff we hear’ around carbohydrates and type 2 diabetes. I’d …

#Parenting a child with #diabetes #struggles & #rewards: owning your own #lifetime

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This is a blog I have wanted to write for some time. As the parent of a now grown up child with diabetes, I feel a ‘special’ bond with other parents. Because of this, I am one of the moderators …

Wonderful wholegrains help with d-management and much more

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So often I refer to the Australian Dietary Guidelines, and today’s blog is no exception as I thought that Grains would be a great topic to explore as they’re so helpful for our diabetes management, weight management, avoidance of cardiovascular …

It’s not easy to be me- journeying to the #self: how #melancholy is part of #happiness

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Our inalienable rights are ‘Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness’- nothing in there about Health, or Wellness, right? I was counselling someone today, someone who is actually older than I am, despite me having just had a birthday & …

An update on glycemic index and glycemic load

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Hello D-friends! As usual there’s been a lot of talk lately about the Glycemic Index (GI) and how it affects us with diabetes. As I hope you know I wrote a series of blogs on the glycemic index – it’s …

Diabetes Self Education & Managing Your Health Care Professional: who is driving this car?

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We’ve had some discussion today around the topic of Research on our Facebook group. There were lots of different opinions. Some people want to know and learn and be in control: others want to be told what to do and …