Hi, I’m Christina and welcome to my blog Defying Diabetes! I am Type 1 diabetic and training to be a Naturopathic Nutritionist to coach and guide people with a variety of conditions to a better lifestyle.
Being Type 1 diabetic myself, I realised there is a massive stigma around this condition that has to be changed.
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Here is my apple flapjack recipe which is one of my new favourites! I have apple trees in my garden so it’s the time of year to cook them down, and make some delicious autumnal recipes!
Chromium is a trace mineral that is vital for the breakdown of carbohydrate, fat and protein, as well as maintaining balanced blood sugar levels. Mechanisms One role of chromium is to increase the number of insulin receptors on the surface of cells. Having more receptors means more glucose can move into cells, preventing high blood…
The blood sugar rollercoaster, also known as ‘dysglycemia’ is when sugar levels quickly bounce between highs and lows (see graph below). The rollercoaster causes severe fatigue as well as detrimental physical and mental symptoms. Many factors can cause the rollercoaster, such as: My Tips On Handling The Blood Sugar Rollercoaster 1.Portion your hypo snacks before…
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