Tag Archives: "diabetes"

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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What you need to know about saturated fat and CVD

The effect of saturated fat on CVD outcomes. The debate put to bed Introduction What’s the truth about dietary saturated fat intake and cardiovascular disease risk (CVD) risk? This is a topic we cover during my frequent diabetes education sessions. Thi …

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Do you have the metabolic syndrome and what you can do about it.

NHS Choices defines metabolic syndrome as a medical term for a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity. Metabolic syndrome is a hot topic in diabetes right now with CCG’s trying to reduce glucose levels, blood pressure and cholesterol …

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Diets for lowering Glucose Levels? Is the media failing you?

Diets for lowering glucose levels. Is the media failing you? There’s been a lot of media coverage in recent times about diets for lowering glucose levels in type 2 diabetes. People are asking questions of the NHS and dietitians as to why we aren’t pres …

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What is type 3 diabetes

Type 3 diabetes Type 3 diabetes starts with an organ in the body called the pancreas. The pancreas is only about 6 inches long but its functions are vital for survival. The pancreas has two primary functions. Its first role is to release enzymes into t …

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