Diabetes Chat 3: Dealing with Diabetes & Pregnancy

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Our Sweet Talk Tuesday live chat sessions are on a range of topics – head here to find out all of the upcoming talks and topics. Chat topic 3 was about managing diabetes and pregnancy. This is a passion topic …

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Lifting the Burden of Chronic Disease

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I have been going through some changes to my health lately, including high and low blood pressure, lightheadedness and a couple of instances of vertigo, mood changes, sleeping troubles, night sweats and unexplained overnight blood glucose spikes (incredibly cruel when …

To the Top of The World: What Brings Me Down With Diabetes

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It is the eighth annual Diabetes Blog Week, started by Karen from Bittersweet Diabetes and today is day 4 –  The day one topic is here about expecting the unexpected and day two is here about the costs of diabetes and day three …

Why You Need to Take a Break From Diabetes

Why You Need to Take a Break From Diabetes

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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 – …

The Importance of Friends When You Have Diabetes

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Sometimes. Sometimes, when you are sitting up, waiting to go to sleep but you can’t until your blood glucose levels decide to start doing the right thing, the thing any respectful person would do, toe the line, get into shape, …

7 Tips to Help You Deal with Emotional Eating & Diabetes

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Often the strongest cravings for particular foods occur when we are at our lowest point emotionally. Lots of people use food for comfort occasionally ­ either consciously or unconsciously, and on occasion it is not really an issue. This is …