Category Archives: Diabetes Management

26 Sep 2023

Low Carbohydrate Diets and Type 2 Diabetes

If you have diabetes chances are you’ve heard of a low carb diet before. This article will discuss the premise behind this diet and some important considerations before trying it. Carbohydrates and Blood Sugar Level It’s not just sugar that impacts our blood sugar level. Any carbohydrate food, when eaten and digested, is broken down…

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25 Jul 2022

What’s the best dietary approach for Diabetes management?

Keto, paleo, low carb, low glycaemic index (GI), vegetarian, Mediterranean… if you search for dietary approaches to manage blood sugar levels or diabetes you will probably end up rather confused about the best approach to take.    This is because what will work for one person may not work for someone else. Things that impact…

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07 Jul 2022

Exercising Safely with Diabetes: Exercise in Management of Diabetes  

What is Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?   Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is the most predominant type of Diabetes, affecting 85-90% of all people with diabetes (Exercise Right, 2022). The condition is characterised by long term elevated fasting blood glucose levels due to the inability of the body’s cells to effectively utilise insulin, also termed insulin…

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27 Jul 2021

Gestational Diabetes- Our diet and blood glucose control

A new diagnosis of gestational diabetes can be overwhelming, but in many cases a few dietary tweaks can help improve blood glucose control and prevent complications down the track. Here’s 4 tips for managing your gestational diet:   1. A gestational diabetes diet is really just a healthy eating diet. It can be helpful to…

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28 Mar 2018

Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise

The prevalence of diabetes has nearly tripled between the years 1989-90 to 2014-15. With an estimated 1.2 million (6%) Australian adults living with diabetes as of 2014-15, with this totalling close to $6 billion dollars in annual costs for Australians. Beyond the financial costs of diabetes, it is associated with a myriad of health complications…

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