27/10/2020 | 2 minutes
11 ways to age well
Smiling, laughing while the heart is getting a workout - there's no medicine that can do that.
27/10/2020 | 5 minutes
Become a Habit Changer
Forming new habits can be challenging, and there are lots of myths out there. Let today be the day you give up who you’ve been for who you can become.
27/08/2020 | 5 minutes
Breaking down the cultural barriers
Breaking down the cultural barriers, but how much of the ‘social food environment’ can we control? Despite the new obesity government strategy, there is still a lack of acknowledgement of an individuals’ social food environment. For the average South Asian person, regular social events hold cultural significance. In this blog post, I analyse South Asians’ dietary behaviour through the lens of health psychology to provide a deeper understanding of the socio-cultural factors involved.
27/08/2020 | 3 minutes
Developments in Technology
When I was diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes in 1974, I was given a glass reusable insulin syringe, which I kept in a tray of methylated spirits, and a bottle of urine test strips. The biggest life changer for me was when I started self-funding the Freestyle Libre flash glucose monitoring (FGM) system a couple of years ago. What a distance we have come from that glass syringe and a single type of insulin.