Type 1 diabetes: Clemmy’s story

My name’s Clemmy and I have diabetes. I was diagnosed when I was 13 and I live with my parents in Reading. Before I was diagnosed I lost a lot of weight. For about a year I was very, very thin and at that point I was also getting a lot of eye infections. I…

Diabetes and mental health I What can help I Diabetes UK

Something that people don’t realise, people who don’t have diabetes is that the mental side is just as ‘there’ and present as the physical side so obviously you’ve got to deal with insulin injections and carb counting and blood sugar. But a whole massive aspect of it that normally, a lot of the time people…

Daily Exercise for Diabetes

What’s so important about exercise or interesting about It. Well doctors tell us that we’re supposed to exercise three times a week for 30 minutes and that exercise we normally are looking at things like running or going to the gym. But that’s not the exercise that I’m talking about. This exercise that we tend…

Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes

“Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes” I’ve talked about the role meat may play in increasing the risk of diabetes, and the potential protective role of healthy plant foods. But plant-based diets not only appear to guard against getting diabetes in the first place, they may successfully treat the disease better than the diabetic diets patients are…