How You Cook is Just as Important as What You Eat When You Have Diabetes

I have many people who attend Diabetes Insight for meal planning, supermarket tours, cookery classes etc. I am constantly amazed at the amount of people who have attended several other professionals and practionners for their diabetes management and the issue of how the sugar content of foods is affected in the cooking process is never…

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Thrush, Probiotics & Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Thrush is a yeast infection otherwise known as candida albicans. Thrush affects warm, moist areas of the body such as the vagina, penis, mouth and certain areas of skin. People with diabetes are more prone to yeast infections such as thrush, because high sugar levels make ideal conditions in which for yeast to grow. Many people…

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Magnesium Deficiency and Diabetes

I remain open minded on a lot of things to do with diabetes and alternative medicine. I feel it is not my role as a health care professional to judge those for the choices that they make in regards to their health, my role is to inform them. I have met people with diabetes who…

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Launch of New OneTouch® Verio® Blood Glucose Monitoring System

Launched today: New easy to use OneTouch® Verio® Blood Glucose Monitoring System helps patients stay motivated with simple to understand results that provide valuable information to better manage their diabetes After one week of using OneTouch® Verio®, 94% of patients said test results were simple to understand1 LifeScan, Inc. has introduced the new OneTouch® Verio® Blood Glucose Monitoring System for…

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Match the Blood Glucose Monitor to the Person

Matching the blood glucose monitor to the person is a bit of a mantra of mine here at Diabetes Insight. I get tired of health care professionals flinging any aul monitor at a person without taking into consideration does it suit them and showing them how to use it properly. This can lead to people…

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