THE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF DIABETES ON THE MIND

Diabetes is a complex condition, which presents substantial challenges for those living with it. Self-management is critical to healthy, independent and flexible day-to-day living, but this requires drive, motivation and changing one’s behaviour and routines. One’s emotional and psychological wellbeing is compromised when one fails and when the complications of diabetes take their toll on
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PROTEIN PULSING

Maximum anabolism is ideal for muscle growth, strength and recovery, and the key is to keep the body tilted towards anabolism is to increase muscle protein synthesis. Protein synthesis is a process where nitrogen from amino acids is arranged into structured proteins to create muscle growth. The more efficient this process, the more you build
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News – World’s first ‘flash’ glucose monitoring system now in South Africa

By Dr Larry Distiller
 Specialist Physician / Endocrinologist, CDE Houghton, Johannesburg The availability of a ‘Flash’ blood glucose monitoring system in South Africa has launched a new and exciting chapter in the field of home glucose monitoring for diabetes. This hi-tech system, first introduced in Europe, has revolutionised the way people with type 1 diabetes
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