Diabetes and the new sugar tax

From today, the start of the new financial year, there is a new tax on sugary drinks. This new tax, which is known as the Sugar Tax, is added to drinks that contain more than a certain amount of sugar. The Government and health campaigners hope the new measure will cause a decline in obesity […]

What is diabetes? What is the difference between type 1 and type 2?

Yesterday I attended the first day of a 6-week course with X-Pert Health and their X-Pert Diabetes course to help teach me how to self-manage my diabetes. As usual, I was the youngest on the course. It really shouldn’t have been that much of a surprise as I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes at […]