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Diet/ Food

This section delivers information on a healthy balanced diet and helps you understand the food you eat, discussing strategies to help maintain a healthy lifestyle. Balancing your diet when you are diagnosed with diabetes can be demanding however you should be able to continue enjoy a wide variety of foods as part of healthy eating.


Link for Life

This interactive resource provides information on: what is diabetes, diabetes and related complications, the abc's of diabetes and medications. The measurements for cholesterol and blood sugar levels are those used in America and different than what is used here in the UK.
Author: American Diabetes Association sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline
Resource Link: Link for Life
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Interactive Store Tour

This Interactive Store Tour allows you to choose products from a virtual shop. Ideally you would be choosing items that represent your daily eating habits. Once you go to the checkout, you can get feedback on your shopping choices. Advice provided should help you make healthly adjustments to your diet.
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: Interactive Store Tour
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Interactive Healthy Eating Leaflet

As someone with diabetes, you may have received lots of information about healthy eating and much of it would have come in the form of a leaflet. The Interactive Healthy Eating Leaflet uses quality healthy eating advice and presents it in an interactive format. There is even some fun stuff in there too! Why not test yourself on your food groups or play our pacman game!
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: Interactive Healthy Eating Leaflet
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Diet

This leaflet explains why healthy eating is important for people with diabetes. It includes specific advice on what to include and avoid in your diet.
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: Diet
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Recipes

Finding recipes that are examples of what someone with a good diabetic diet might eat is often hard. Diabetes UK has a database of more than 140 healthy recipes. These calorie-counted dishes have all been adapted, tasted and nutritionally analysed for Diabetes UK.
Author: Diabetes UK
Resource Link: Recipes
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Diet and Alcohol

Some tips to help you enjoy the local cuisine while travelling.
Author: my diabetes my way / Western General Hospital Diabetes Centre
Resource Link: Diet and Alcohol
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

South Asian food dishes

This page will show some south Asian food dishes and healthier options.
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: South Asian food dishes
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Dafne

DAFNE is a way of managing Type 1 diabetes and provides people with the skills necessary to estimate the carbohydrate in each meal and to inject the right dose of insulin.
Author: Dafne.uk.com
Resource Link: Dafne
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Causes of diabetes video

This video explains the causes of type 2 diabetes.
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: Causes of diabetes video
Last date of review: 12/09/2016

Childhood Diabetes Video

What to expect when a child is diagnosed with diabetes. Essential viewing for parents and carers.
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: Childhood Diabetes Video
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Managing diabetes video

This video gives you information on how type 2 diabetes is managed as it progresses.
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: Managing diabetes video
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Healthy eating video

In this video a chef and dietician show you some healthy meals and how to prepare them.
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: Healthy eating video
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Supermarket tour video

In this video a dietitian explains food labels and suggests healthier alternatives to some common foods which are high in fat and sugar.
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: Supermarket tour video
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

Diet & Lifestyle

Diet video providing educational information in English and Urdu.
Author: my diabetes my way
Resource Link: Diet & Lifestyle
Last date of review: 07/08/2015

AIDA

AIDA is a resource that you can download and allows you to simulate a number of aspects about diabetes. Such as the glucose-insulin interaction and insulin dosage and dietary adjustment in diabetes mellitus.
Author: AIDA
Resource Link: AIDA
Last date of review: 07/08/2015


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