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Time for change – new logo, new name!

As we have now closed the Diabetes Counselling Online charity and counselling services, I have decided that it was also time to rebrand! This website is now my personal blog and business and Diabetes Counselling is a big part of where we have come from. However from here on, the site is called – Diabetes…

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Why There is No Such Thing as Normal

Why There is No Such Thing as Normal

Have you ever felt like you didn’t measure up, didn’t quite “cut the grade”? Perhaps you felt not good enough, or inadequate, or worthless? Maybe you had the sense you just didn’t have it as all together as you would like, or like you dropped your bundle? The idea of normality is fairly new in human history.…

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Georgia’s Blog, how time flies

This year not only is my third year out of High School (which has flown by) but the year I’ll be turning 21, to me this a significant age, I’ve always looked forward to turning the big 2-1 and now It’s only months away.  It’s crazy how time flies. Since I was little my friends…

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Diabetic Foot Pain – OUCH!

What is diabetic nerve pain? from American Academy of Neurology “Diabetic nerve pain is a condition that can develop in people who have diabetes. Diabetes leads to high blood sugar levels. This can lead to nerve damage in about 50 percent of people with diabetes. The damage occurs in the nerve endings in the feet…

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Living with fears

Living with diabetes brings all sorts of extra worries, in the short and long term. I remember my Endo once saying to me that diabetes was a full time job and to be gentle on myself when it came to trying to fit everything into life. I am sure we all have fears. People have…

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Does Diabetes help to make you Shine?

Guest Post Sally Marchini, Dietitian This week I was asked by a Medicare Local to explain for their newsletter what it is that makes me shine as a health professional. It made me consider some the benefits that diabetes has brought me and I thought you may like to add your own ideas. My first paragraph…

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Georgia’s Friday Blog, talking Christmas

Hello again! Now that I’ve told you all about my Africa trip it’s time to talk about a topic that’s extremely relevant at the moment, Christmas. I love this time of the year, everything from the music, food, atmosphere and most importantly seeing family. One thing I highly dislike is the mad rush that follows,…

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Remember…..

A team of scientists working in the UK have said that Novo Nordisk’s diabetes drug Victoza has potential as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Results from a early-stage study led by Professor Christian Hölscher at Lancaster University suggests that liraglutide – the active ingredient of Victoza – can reverse memory loss and the build-up of…

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