Cook & Count App Review

For diabetics, it is essential to have a varied, healthy and nutritionally dense diet in order to improve overall well-being and management of our condition. Carb-counting is also an excellent tool to gauge our insulin requirements for any meal. Cook&Count is an App designed by health professionals which is NHS approved and uses trustworthy UK […]

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Dan Piper (The Healthy Diabetic): Qualified Nutrition Coach 

I am incredibly proud and excited to FINALLY share the news that I am now a fully qualified Nutrition Coach/ Consultant having successfully passed the Body Type Nutrition Practical Academy! This course and being qualified is something I have wanted to do since becoming a Type 1 Diabetic over 5 years ago. To help fellow […]

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Travel & Diabetes

Managing your diabetes at home where everything is familiar is usually relatively straightforward, even if the condition isn’t. After a while you know where everything is, habits are formed, who to call and where to go if things go wrong. Travelling throws everything up in the air a little and does require extra planning and […]

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Diabetes & Protein

When it comes to nutrition and diabetes, there is so much mis-information out there it is quite staggering. One of the key questions I see with Type 1 diabetics when it comes to diet is how much protein should they be eating? Diabetes is a constant life-long lesson. One of the first things that diabetics […]

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The Diabetic Muscle & Fitness Guide: Review

If you’d like to purchase The Diabetic Muscle & Fitness Guide then please click the link here (eBook and Hard Copy). Insightful, knowledgeable, relatable. That’s the three words that come to me having read Phil Graham’s book titled “The Diabetic Muscle and Fitness Guide”. For those of you unaware Phil is a Type 1 Diabetic […]

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My Top 20 Tips for Living with Diabetes

Hey there! It’s been a while hasn’t it? What with Christmas, New Year and difficult work deadlines it’s been…tough…to find the time to write. So I apologise for that! Happy New Year to you all (we can still say that right…it’s only 23rd January…!) and I hope you all had a fantastic holiday season with […]

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5 Years Of Diabetes.

19th November 2011. This Saturday will mark 5 years of me becoming a Type 1 Diabetic. 5 years on from lying in a hospital bed hooked up to fluids, severely underweight, sugars so high they couldn’t be measured, really very ill, days away from slipping into a diabetic coma, unsure on what the hell was […]

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Review: Contour Next One

I’ve been using Contour blood glucose meter’s pretty much consistently for the entire 5 years I’ve been a Type 1 Diabetic. It was the first meter I ever received from my specialist having been newly diagnosed and I’ve continued to use them almost every day up until now. It is completely fair to say that […]

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The Diabetic Diet

“But you’re a diabetic, can you eat that?” It’s a question I, as I’m sure many of have been asked, plenty of times. I get it – with poor media coverage of the different types of diabetes including what the causes are, it’s difficult to get education out to the general public. Most people are […]

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Smoked Salmon Poke Bowl

I found this little number over on FitMenCook and decided to give it a go with a couple of slight tweaks! It’s a wonderfully delicious, light and refreshing meal and incredibly easy to make – perfect for the hot week we have ahead of us! I’m a massive fan of sushi and salmon and this […]

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