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Category Archive for: Travelling with diabetes
5 ways to cut down on sugar

Every since sugar was discovered we just can’t get enough of it! Millions of people around the world consume some form of sugar every day, with many consuming too much. There are however ways in which you can cut down on your sugar consumption. 1.     Swap your cereal for a porridge Many of the breakfast Read More

How to control your Diabetes when flying abroad

Diabetes doesn’t have to stop you from travelling. Many people, both with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, still travel the world with no barriers. The key is in the preparation! Things to consider if you are travelling with diabetes – You may want to carry diabetes ID and a doctor’s letter if you are Read More

Sugar sensing contact lenses for diabetics

The Google lab is renowned for its unusual and futuristic projects and its most recent development doesn’t disappoint- sugar sensing contact lenses that could help diabetics manage their blood sugar levels. Diabetes is a condition that affects 1 in every 19 people on the planet, meaning that a large proportion of the population face the Read More

Talking about travelling abroad with your insulin medication

According to Diabetes UK, every three minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with diabetes. Although these figures already seem worrying, they are only expected to grow. At AllClear we understand that diabetes can affect many aspects of your life, and we wanted to share some advice with you to make travelling with diabetes a Read More

Dolphins and Diabetes

I read a fascinating article in the Times the other day – according to new research, bottlenosed dolphins are the only animals apart from humans to develop a natural form of type 2 diabetes. The discovery offers important insights into a disease that affects an estimated 2.75 million adults in Britain.

Antony Worrall Thompson and Diabetes

In 2003, the star of programmes like Ready Steady Cook, was diagnosed with syndrome X or borderline diabetes – this can lead to type 2 diabetes. Sufferers of the condition should avoid obesity, smoking, and high blood sugar levels’