The Diabetes Prevention Decathlon initially ran as a face-to-face pilot in January 2020. It was created through collaboration between different organisations as highlighted below: Background The Diabetes Prevention Decathlon is a guided 10 week programme, consisting of 1 hour group based interactive education delivered by a specialist dietitian (me!) and then 1 hour of physicalContinue reading “Diabetes Prevention and my Involvement with this Innovative Project”
Why we all should make sleep a priority Many of us do not sleep well at the best of times with 1 in 3 of us suffering with insomnia. We work long hours while juggling a busy personal life, add to that the anxiety of a pandemic, it is no wonder why many of usContinue reading “Time for Sleep”
Throughout my experience as a dietitian, I have had many people walk through my door who are in an absolute panic and are feeling completely overwhelmed following their diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. They are already feeling unsure and anxious but a particular trigger, I have realised, is someone telling them they cannot eat aContinue reading “A plea from a diabetes specialist dietitian”
There are so many diets out there these days with new approaches emerging all the time. When it comes to pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, the situation is very much the same. The ones you hear about today include low carb diets and the very low calorie diet or meal replacement approach. There are alsoContinue reading “Diet approaches for diabetes, which diet is for me?”
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