What is GlycoLeap? Find out in 2 min! We have a video featuring our lead dietitian, Hannah here. English subtitles are available on this Youtube video too. Prefer to read the transcript? Here it is: Hi, I’m Hannah. I’m a Registered … Continue reading GlycoLeap in 2min
Summary: We are thrilled to be part of the few booths sharing about diabetes at the Kidney Dialysis Foundation (KDF) Public Forum 2016! 3 takeaways from our booth experience: Checking your blood glucose levels will always give you more insights … Continue reading 3 takeaways about diabetes: KDF public forum
Summary: Have you ever wondered if your emotions affect diabetes control? Here, I will be exploring 3 questions – How do our emotions (especially happiness) influence our blood sugar levels? Are there emotions that are “better” than others? What can … Continue reading Does happiness affect diabetes?
Summary: There are many things to do which can help control diabetes. In this post, I’m going to focus on 2 tips to maintain good control of diabetes – track your progress and having a good support group. Track your progress … Continue reading Maintain diabetes control: How to keep a good thing going
“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters” – Epictetus, Greek Philosopher. We don’t make the best choices all the time. When we make slips in our diet, negative thoughts may pop into our … Continue reading Positive thinking: Don’t blame yourself for that sugary drink!
Summary: Whether you’re a parent, sibling, child, partner or friend, you can play a significant role in support and management of Type 2 diabetes. How you act can make his/her journey easier or harder. However, in the event of caregiver burnout, … Continue reading Diabetes support group: How to support someone with diabetes
“When I was first diagnosed with diabetes, I monitored my blood glucose reading almost 5 times a day!” Cathy* one of our active Glyco Leapers** shared. “Yet after a year or so, I just stopped.” When asked why, she simply … Continue reading 5 steps to kickstart health habits again
“You’re not healthy, unless your sleep is healthy.” – Dr William Dement Ever had someone ask you, “Why so cranky”? How often is your reply, “Not enough sleep”? When we lack sleep – a cranky mood usually sets in for the … Continue reading Sleep and diabetes: How to sleep better for a better You
Set health as a priority. “Nobody is too busy. It’s just a matter of priorities.” If you truly prioritise something, you will make time for it. When I was younger, not too long ago, I was always busy. Or at … Continue reading Busy? Set health as a priority.
Do you hesitate to tell others about diabetes because you don’t know how to talk about it? You’re not the only one. Very commonly, people avoid disclosing to others about having diabetes. Why? Well, what if others get the wrong impression … Continue reading How to talk about diabetes: It’s ok to share
Let’s jump straight into the question everyone wants to know the answer to: How do we achieve our health goals? Way back in 1981, George Doran had a paper published – There’s a S.M.A.R.T. way to write management’s goals and … Continue reading 3 tips to reach your health goals: S.A.T.
Stress is always and will always be present in our lives. So what sets us apart is how we deal with our stress – from diabetes, and from life in general. Ever wondered how some people with diabetes seem to be “having … Continue reading 3 Simple Steps to Cope with Stress