Green Tea, Diabetes & Drug Interactions

  PERSONAL EXPERIENCE I could be ranting and raving till the cows come home about the personal benefits to me from drinking green tea. I suffer from a variety of gastrointestinal conditions, therefore coffee and I should not be on speaking terms. But I love my coffee, in fact I am an out and out…

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Practicing Self Care in Diabetes Management

  What are you doing today &/or what have you done to take care of yourself? Are you afraid to put yourself first? Why do you consider yourself not important enough to look after first? We are the only service within the Republic of Ireland which specializes in diabetes self management education, practicing client centered…

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private nurse diabetes insight appintments

Is is a Hindrance as a Health Care Professional Not to have Diabetes?

Lately I have found myself in a strange place in my career. For some people I encounter, it has become an apparent hindrance to them that I do NOT have diabetes. Yes……you read that right, a hindrance. Do You Have Diabetes? For many people my professional experience, qualifications and personal experience of living/caring for someone…

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testing diabetes from Diabetes Insight Cork Ireland

Diabetic control is about trying to be better not about being perfect – Diabetes Stories

When I was 13 I got diabetes. The needles were big. Teenage diabetes can be hard. When I was 16 I didn’t think I’d make 18 or 21 or 25 or 30. That first injection was sore and all the doctors wanted to do was educate me. Education involved giving me a shopping list of…

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instrument for checking insulin levels in diabetes

Can You Reverse Diabetes?

If I had a penny for every time I was asked this question, I would be balming on a beach in Barbados. So am going to nail my colours to the mast here….the answer is no, you cannot reverse diabetes. Right now there is probably various practitioners, therapists and professionals peppering, getting hot and agitated…

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