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It's unquestionably a sign of our times...the lack of mature,sensible and calm debate. The world of health is no different- and noticeably evident in recent debates about the relevance of diet. The views are absolute, there is no budging...and even if that be an admirable trait in some eyes, what hasn't been edifying is seeing the unfettered vitriol which comes with it.The debate about low carbs and its efficacy in helping with diabetes (yes, all types) has been going on for some time...but recently seems to have slipped into a different gear with the publication of the DIRECT study. That [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017 11:37:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
the climb
In 2013 a group of 12 people all with type 1 diabetes from around the world went off on an adventure to put themselves, their diabetes and their diabetes management skills to the test! They trekked up the 5895 metres of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. It is probably fair to say that most of them are pretty fit and active anyway (at least the 2 that I know are!) but this was a real challenge dealing with exercise, altitude and the elements. Fortunately for them no-one failed to finish because of their diabetes but they had many, many challenges on [...]
Fri, Dec 27, 2013 3:55:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
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