Tag Archives: "diabetes"

Intriguing Cochrane Study Findings on Cardiovascular Disease

This week I stumbled upon a new publication in the Cochrane Library. This particular publication looked at the link between following a low glycaemic index diet and cardiovascular disease rates. The reason this study caught my eye was because it appear …

read more

Age of type 2 diabetes associated with cardiovascular & mortality risk

The journal Circulation has published a new study. The study compared the age of diagnosis with type 2 diabetes and adverse cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. The authors claim an earlier onset of diabetes increases the risk of suffering adverse cardio …

read more

8 reasons you should be eating carbohydrates.

I know, I know, but carbohydrates increase blood glucose levels I hear you say. Well this post is for the carb haters out there. I’m going to explain why carbohydrate containing foods aren’t actually bad and how you can still include them in your diet. …

read more

Why are my blood glucose levels high – type 2 diabetes

A question was posted to me this week about why they had high glucose levels. This question is quite common for me especially when I ask if people have any questions on my Facebook page. It’s a perfectly normal question to ask. Blood glucose levels are …

read more

New study says sweeteners increase the risk of stroke. A review

A new study published in the Stroke journal has linked the intake of artificial sweeteners with an increase in the incidence of stroke. Historically, sweeteners have been recommended as a risk free replacement for sugar. Patients with diabetes are perh …

read more

Diabetes Resolution Trial with Dietwise

Dietwise has also been delivering a very low calorie meal replacement programme in Newcastle as part of an evidence based trial.  Dawn has been helping people who have Type II diabetes lose weight and reduce their medications for diabetes by restrictin …

read more

Type 2 diabetes remission diet – An off the record discussion on the pros and cons

Since originally blogging on the type 2 diabetes remission a while back (find it here) I’ve been getting many more enquiries about this. This is in no small part to the media coverage on the diet.  It makes sense really. If you were diagnosed with type …

read more

Can diabetes supplements improve blood glucose levels?

Can diabetes supplements be the key to controlling blood glucose levels?  About a year ago I was teaching type 2 diabetes education to a group of patients. One of the attendees swore blind that adding a cinnamon supplement to his diet improved his gluc …

read more

Do Keto Diets Work For Diabetes?

Following on from my previous blog on my services page about ketogenic diets (usually known as a keto diet) and weight loss I wanted to do a separate blog on keto diets and diabetes. The reason this topic deserves a blog all in itself is because with d …

read more

Does Intermittent Fasting Work?

This weeks blog is all about intermittent fasting. It’s been a hot topic for a number of years now but rarely see a balanced argument discussed. Therefore, I looked into the proposed benefits for you to help put the science back into nutrition. What is …

read more