Summer Fun and diabetes management…

Now we are hitting summer, a time to relax, unwind and enjoy, getting ready for the summer parties, picnics, barbecues, outings and events-a time when eating and drinking seems to be never-ending, do you agree?   Sometimes, these events can be constant over a few days; this constant eating and indulging means it becomes difficult…

‘SHOCKING’ sugar levels in hot drinks!

Research findings estimated that more than 1/3 of drinks contain the same amount or MORE SUGAR than a can of coca-cola, which contains 9 teaspoons of sugar per can. Around 1.7 billion cups of coffee are sold each year and 1/5 of the population visit coffee shops daily (including teens). A report by ‘Action on…

Kids require healthy eating awareness from a young age! 

Healthy eating habits is key in preventing type 2 diabetes as well as maintaining nutritious cooking methods and incorporating exercise daily. Kids need to be educated about this from a very young age; from the home to the school setting. Health awareness is paramount to halt the rise of the type 2 diabetes epidemic.