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Apr 23

Diabetes and mindset....

Vanessa here! Hope everyone had a great Easter, and yes I and Georgia both had an Easter egg on the day (or two!), as we all deserve a treat, even us diabetics! So today I have been battling a couple of high blood glucose readings (humph!) for no apparent reason. Now, unfortunately this is the case for all of us diabetics…… we will always have periods of unwanted highs, lows and readings resembling rollercoaster rides! This could be due to a number of reasons based on my...

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Apr 4

Diabetes and gut health.....important, yet ignored....

Vanessa here! 

  So yesterday I had my six monthly diabetic appointment with my nurse and diabetic specialist, which went incredibly well! In fact, I was literally in her office for 60 seconds! The conversation was:

Doctor: "Hba1c is perfect, thyroid is perfect, liver function and urine tests are good, what's your secret?"

Me: "I live a healthy lifestyle, eat well, train and partcipate in regular physical activity"

Doctor: "Well whatever it is doing keep it up! Do you have...

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Mar 19

Messages to our younger selves

Hi everyone,

Vanessa here! So it was my 25th birthday this week, which meant one thing.........treating myself to lots of cake and having a diabetes 'free' day as I call it. This does not mean that I don't inject or check my BG levels, as that would just be silly! This to me basically means enjoying treats that I wouldn't usually eat such as chocolate and cake, but injecting just that little more if I need to. And if my BG levels are a little high.....SO WHAT.....IT'S MY...

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