Type 2 diabetes: Swap fruit juice for whole fruit to avoid high blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition which happens when the level of sugar in the blood is too high. If left untreated, diabetes can cause serious complications involving the heart, eyes, nerves and kidneys. However, problems can be avoided by treating and keeping the condition under control. While people with diabetes don’t have to […]

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: This sign in your gums could indicate poor blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body doesn’t respond to insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood. The condition is often caused by a person being overweight or obese, but many people won’t realise they have it because symptoms don’t tend to make you […]

Diabetes type 2 – the ‘superdrink’ to have with your breakfast to prevent high blood sugar

Diabetes is a common condition that affects about 3.7 million people in the UK. Type 2 diabetes is caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin. Common diabetes symptoms include unexplained weight loss, having cuts or wounds that take longer to heal than normal, and passing more urine than normal. But you […]

Tom Watson weight loss: MP says slashing refined sugar AND 'starchy carbs' is key to diet

Tom Watson, 51, has lost nearly seven stone in weight since taking on a healthier lifestyle which, subsequently, also reversed his Type 2 diabetes. Writing in a newsletter about his weight-loss journey last year, Tom said: “Did I tell you I’m on a diet? I know you’re not supposed to call them that anymore, to […]

Type 2 diabetes: Can you guess how many teaspoons of sugar equate to the UK's RDA?

Type 2 diabetes occurs when the level of sugar in the blood is too high. Diabetes is a lifelong condition, but can be controlled by making simple lifestyle changes and taking medication. If not controlled, type 2 diabetes can lead to serious complications with the heart, nerves, eyes and kidneys. So how much sugar is […]

The Apprentice 2018: Lord Sugar lifts the lid on Piers Morgan cameo – 'He wouldn't last!'

Lord Alan Sugar and Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan regularly go at each other on social media, firing insults left, right and centre on Twitter. But will their war of words cross-over to The Apprentice when the hit BBC show returns next week for its fourteenth season? At present, Baroness Karen Brady and Claude […]

Diabetes: Eight breakfast swaps to control your blood sugar level

DIABETES is a lifelong condition that causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high. While diabetes sufferers don’t have to completely cut sugar from their diet, they should limit the amount they consume. Here are eight alternative breakfast ideas you can try which aren’t high in sugar.

Diabetes: Eight breakfast swaps to control your blood sugar level

If not properly treated, diabetes can lead to serious medical complications including heart disease, strokes, nerve damage, kidney problems and loss of vision. However, it can be controlled by taking medication and by making changes to your lifestyle. Many breakfast choices are high in sugar or fat, which are not recommended for diabetes sufferers. “A […]