Why You Need to Take a Break From Diabetes

Why You Need to Take a Break From Diabetes

Helen-Edwards blood glucose levels, Burn Out, celebration, Diabetes and Depression, Diabetes Education, Living with Diabetes, Mental Health, travel, Wellbeing 1 Comment

We all have our favourite memories and ideas about what makes the perfect holidays. Maybe yours is skiing on a powder white slope; lazing on a golden sunny beach under a palm tree; hiking in bushland; an eco holiday; rail journey or cruise – …

Technology & Diabetes – like being on the wire without a safety net

Helen-Edwards blood glucose levels, Diabetes and Technology, Diabetes Education, Living with Diabetes, travel, type 1 diabetes, Wellbeing 4 Comments

When you live with diabetes, you can walk a very thin line. Depending on the type of diabetes, how long you have lived with it, how you choose to manage and your own personal preferences and personality, you may or may …

How Many Grams of Carbs in THAT?

Helen-Edwards Diabetes and Pregnancy, Diabetes and Technology, Diabetes and Weight Management, Diabetes Education, Living with Diabetes, Obesity, Weight Management, Wellbeing 4 Comments

I hate scales. I mean I really hate them. The kind of scales that you have to step on at every doctor you ever go to once you have diabetes; the kind of scales that taunt you sitting under your …

Why There is No Such Thing as Normal

Why There is No Such Thing as Normal

Helen-Edwards Diabetes Education, Living with Diabetes, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Have you ever felt like you didn’t measure up, didn’t quite “cut the grade”? Perhaps you felt not good enough, or inadequate, or worthless? Maybe you had the sense you just didn’t have it as all together as you would like, …

Christmas Food Ideas For People With Diabetes

admin celebration, Diabetes and Weight Management, food, Living with Diabetes, recipes, Weight Management, Wellbeing 0 Comments

Guest post from Sally Marchini- dietitian and person with type 1 diabetes With Christmas sneaking up on us so quickly, and so many Christmassy foods being promoted in the supermarkets,we thought it would be a good opportunity to talk about …

Diabetes Problem Solving, Common Questions & Answers

Diabetes Problem Solving, Common Questions & Answers

Helen-Edwards blood glucose levels, Diabetes and Weight Management, Diabetes Education, Living with Diabetes, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, Weight Management, Wellbeing 0 Comments

Question 1 “I have had type 2 diabetes for the past 3 years and am struggling with my weight. I know what to do, but putting it into action is so hard, especially when I am also dealing with depression. …