The Mind and Body It’s close to the end of 2017 – it’s a time when people review their goals and set new ones for 2018. Frequently, “having a healthy body” or “I want to be healthy” is a common … Continue reading Healthy Mind & Body: 5 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Mind
Mooncake Calories Do you know that 1 lotus seed paste mooncake calories content is MORE than that of 1 plate of char kway teow’s?!?! This small dessert packs a punch of calories. This infographic speaks volumes on mooncake calories in … Continue reading Mooncake Calories Are More Than Laksa Calories?!
What is a Lancet? A lancet is a sharp instrument / needle used to prick yourself (usually in the finger) to draw a small sample of blood to measure blood glucose level. They are usually used by people with diabetes … Continue reading How to Deal with the Fear of Lancet Needles
What leads us to choose unhealthy food? Is it just the taste of them? Well, there are many factors that may cue us to choose the unhealthy option. You might already be aware of many of these cues that lead … Continue reading Why do We Choose Unhealthy Foods?
What is Stress Eating / Emotional Eating? Stress eating means eating or over-eating triggered by emotions (e.g. stress, sadness, boredom). Have you ever felt the urge to eat a tub of icecream, a packet of fries or potato chips when you’re … Continue reading Stress Eating: Do you eat more when you’re stressed?
What leads to T2 Diabetes? Do you ever wonder if it’s a result of genetics, being overweight, or taking too much sugar? There are 5 common misconceptions that I would like to address here. Misconception 1: Diabetes can be Cured At … Continue reading Misconceptions about Diabetes: Why you should know this
What does living a fulfilled life mean? The top few most common answers include being happy and being healthy. In general, it largely involves feelings of satisfaction and achieving the goals you set for yourself. What are some challenges … Continue reading How can I live a Fulfilling Life with Diabetes?
At 48, with 4 years of diabetes, Wan achieved what she didn’t think she could: control diabetes. She lost 7kg, started eating vegetables and lowered her HbA1c to 5.6% in 6 months. For years, Wan did not eat vegetables. She found … Continue reading Control Diabetes with Baby Steps & Dietitians as Friends – Wan’s Story
At 62, with 22 years of living diabetes, Albert consistently tries to better understand his health. Albert does shift work at the airport, tackles hypos that occur every now and then, enjoys his food, and ensures his exercises weekly. Albert … Continue reading What more can I do to control diabetes naturally? – Albert’s story
It’s time for new year resolutions. What can you do to truly start the year right? I’m going to skip all the long resolutions and focus on 2 key resolutions to keep in 2017 to make a big difference in … Continue reading Start your New year Right: A Healthier 2017
We are proud to share some words from Jay (age 46), who was one of our early GlycoLeap users. After 6 months on GlycoLeap, Jay has successfully reduced his weight by 16kg (14% of his initial weight), and has reduced … Continue reading Jay: 15kg weight loss and HbA1c of 5.1%
We are constantly inspired by enthusiastic individuals such as Katherine. Katherine has been living with T2 diabetes for about 8 years prior to using GlycoLeap. In about 1.5min, she shares about how GlycoLeap had encouraged her to exercise more, and … Continue reading Kat: How GlycoLeap has helped me manage diabetes