- Bristol Meetings 2007: Filton and Whitchurch. With the first recipient of an Islet Cell transplant, Professor Edwin Gale - head of clinical science North Bristol and ...
- Breakfast Cereal, high in carbohydrate but there are healthy options and you can add foods to both sweeten and slow the cereals conversion to blood sugar.
- Salt and Sodium: whats the difference? Effects on blood pressure, how to reduce salt in the diet, advisory daily limits and foods that are high in salt.
- Accessibility Tool (external link): Google Accessible.
Very clutter free search engine that also ranks accessible sites higher.
- Early ACTID Study:
Diet and exercise study in SW England by Bristol University. Study with specialist help on diet and exercise for recently diagnosed Type 2 diabetics.
In my (non medical) opinion anyone joining this could get real benefit even from the study.
- Keyboard Access to the control panel
amended, more detail added. Keyboard shortcuts can be the quickest way to access the control panel.
- BBC News: Call to scrap diabetes treat food.
I hope this succeeds, if you use special "diabetic food" read this.
Bristol jpg, moved all large photos from 2003 onwards to an external site.
The photo shown is of Clifton Bridge from Leigh Woods.
- Home Page: Getting Involved new section added.
- Simplified the Diabetes and the Glycemic Index page and all the named foods pages to show the speed of conversion to blood sugar. Conversion now shown as Quick, Medium or Slow.
Additional sections also added.
Audio Links Page.
Links to news, stories and information on diabetes in an audio format.
If you wonder how people coped in the past see the Diabetes Stories site.
Note that you may need extra software on your computer to hear the clips.
Accessibility changes to keyboard shortcuts,
now conforming to Government standards, so: -
These are two key combinations, press Alt and then 0 for instance.
Some browsers also need the enter key pressed.
- Alt+0 for the access page.
- Alt+1 for the home page.
All diabetic's struggle at times to keep blood sugar levels under control.
There is no magic cure all here but maybe a few tips you hadn't heard of on the:
Tips to Improve Blood Sugar Control page.
- Breads that are almost 20% fat (high in calories) and over 9% saturated fat, yes there are some!
Breads high in fat.
New to Diabetes? Then the diet basics page is a good place to start.
From general guidelines on what to eat, to eating fast food
and McDonalds reply to the film 'Super Size Me'.
Diabetes and your Money its not all extra costs.
If you are pre retirement age and have any money in a pension fund it could be worth finding out more.
- How to Set-up a Web Site,
a work shop for the Royal College of Nurses Diabetes Forum on 'Getting the Message Across'.
Exercise Opportunities. A lifestyle change that involves regular exercise in your routine.
You start getting benefits from as little as 10 minutes continuous walking a day.
- 2005 Meetings.
Diabetes UK, Bristol: Whitchurch & Filton meetings in 2005 & other events.
- Access Menu.
Accessibility information:- site navigation without a mouse,
using web pages with out a mouse to the free Windows Tools available for sound, better visibility and magnification.
Accessibility: Windows Tools and Utilities.
Free accessibility utilities and tools already loaded on your Windows PC.
- Oily Fish New maximum limits recommended from the Food Standards Agency
- Diet - Beans & Peas
A recommended source of carbohydrate for diabetic's.
- Keyboard Shortcuts
or press '?' (or '/') for help.
Apologies to Netscape browser users as this does not work with Netscape.