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Glycaemic Index explained

What is GI? Glycaemic index (or GI for short) is a way of ‘ranking’ carbohydrate foods according to the speed at which they cause our blood glucose levels to rise...
Type One Diabetes Symptoms You Need to Know

Type One Diabetes Symptoms You Need to Know

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder where the immune system attacks and destroys insulin producing cells in the pancreas. This results in the pancreas being able to produce little...
Seven tips for successful blood glucose monitoring

Seven tips for successful blood glucose monitoring

Blood glucose monitoring is an important tool which can help you in managing your diabetes.  Here are seven tips to ensure the accuracy of your blood glucose readings and to...
What to eat when you have diabetes

What to eat when you have diabetes

Are you unsure about what to eat? If so, you are not alone. There’s plenty of confusing and conflicting information out there when it comes to good nutrition, particularly when...
Keeping insulin cool in the summer heat

Keeping insulin cool in the summer heat

It’s something many people overlook but as the weather warms up, it’s time to give some extra thought to keeping your insulin cool. Insulin can be affected by both temperature...
How to ace dinner-out with diabetes!

How to ace dinner-out with diabetes!

Whether it's a nice restaurant, a special family celebration or a party with friends, we all take pleasure in eating out and enjoying a meal with others.  Unfortunately, these occasions often come...
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