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My opinion on the dietary management of diabetes…

There are several conditions that seem to be everywhere nowadays; people being treated for high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes are a few that stand out. It’s not uncommon for people to bring in a pile of prescriptions for me to dispense, and the shopping bag (yes, some people get a full bag each month, and then some) contains several diabetes medications. For the most part, I’m referring to type 2 diabetes,┬ábut sometimes this can include type 1 (auto-immune, where the body doesn’t produce enough insulin) or gestational diabetes (develops during pregnancy). Continue reading

Simplicity doesn’t have to mean boring…

Eating better is all about bringing it back to basics. And preparation, organisation and a little bit of foresight. In our household generally speaking there is no guessing for dinners – we have a vertical monthly calendar with 5 columns, and one is dedicated to dinners. Continue reading