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Letters to my nutritionist

Four weeks ago I had my first appointment with a nutritionist.  I came to the conclusion that I had made all the changes in my diet that I could without enlisting the help of a professional.   703 more words

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A meal without wine is called breakfast

One of the real pleasures in life for me is wine.  I love wine, collect it, and have a real passion for it.  You can imagine therefore that I was very concerned about whether diabetes would curtail this pleasure. 408 more words

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The problem with rice

There is not getting away from the fact that Singaporeans like to eat white rice.  So did I, before I was diagnosed with diabetes, its a core part of the eating culture, and of many local meals. 381 more words

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Is there such a thing as a free lunch?


Most people know the adage that that there is now such things as a free lunch; that’s even more the case for people with diabetes. … 1,010 more words

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Diabetes at work

One of my major concerns when I first was diagnosed with diabetes was the impact it would have on my work.  I was  concerned that the regular testing and insulin shots during the day would prove tough to manage. 1,342 more words

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Test, test and test again

I test my blood sugar between 5-15 times a day. I know that will seem extreme to many of you, but in my mind its the only way to be sure that my blood sugar is normal.   402 more words

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Low carb is the way

If there was one piece of advice I could give to anybody who has been diagnosed with diabetes, it would be to read Dr Bernstein’s ‘diabetes solution’.   728 more words

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