How to Count Carbohydrates

Hi, and welcome back to Type 1 Diabetes Explained. Today we will take a look at what counting carbs means and how to properly dose with insulin based on the amount of carbohydrates in food. If you have Type 1 Diabetes, before you eat, you have to give insulin so your body can use the…

About Diabetes & Nutrition : What is Type II Diabetes?

Ninety percent of the people who develop diabetes, develop type two diabetes. Type two diabetes is characterized by high blood sugars. Generally, not quite as high as type one during diagnoses. But, high enough that we can say the person has diabetes. It comes on because of four major factors. Number one is genetics. Most…

The Charles Perkins Centre: easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

My name is Professor Stephen Simpson and I lead the Charles Perkins Centre. A multidisciplinary research and education initiative based here at the University of Sydney in Australia. In this visionary initiative, we’ve brought together more than a thousand researchers, educators and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines together with a single aim: to…

Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 | Nurse Stefan

It’s Easter time everyone a time for dyeing eggs eating jellybeans and what better way to celebrate than a good Old-fashioned Easter egg hunt. All right. Let’s see what I scored alcohol swab Yeah, Lancet, I the golden egg one cc syringe. I think I know where this is going. All right, the biggest egg…