Posts Tagged ‘Weight’

Embracing Your Diabetes Body

how to have a healthy pregnancy with type 1 diabetes

I was looking in the mirror this morning after my shower, at my battered stomach, crisscrossed with the years of my life, full of lines and bumps, pump site scars, bruises and looking like a robot with my insulin pump site and Dexcom G5 transmitter. Underneath this, are the 3 scars from my 3 c-sections,…

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How Many Grams of Carbs in THAT?

I hate scales. I mean I really hate them. The kind of scales that you have to step on at every doctor you ever go to once you have diabetes; the kind of scales that taunt you sitting under your cupboard in your bedroom, knowing that it is “only recommended to weigh yourself once a…

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Diabetes and healthy weight with a twist

Guest Post Sally Marchini, Dietitian This week I thought it would be good timing to discuss the First of the Five guidelines in the Australian Dietary Guidelines and what having a healthy weight means to us with diabetes. The twist is that this Monday (today!) marks the start of Australia’s Healthy Weight Week (AHWW) we’ll take a closer…

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Legumes Rock! – Start your healthy habit today

Guest Post, Sally Marchini, Dietitian As mentioned in the series of recent blogs through November on the glycemic index, another of my favourite topics to discuss is legumes, otherwise known as pulses or beans.  For us with diabetes, they really are a must have (unless you have an intolerance of course!). Legumes are truly amazing plants.…

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