History of Changes.

March 2007

  • 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 ...
  • CerealsBreakfast 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.

February 2007

January 2007

  • Updated Links: Audio/Video links, with new BBC, Google and Yahoo searches available.

September 2006

  • 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.

July 2006

  • Accessibility Tool (external link): Google Accessible. Very clutter free search engine that also ranks accessible sites higher.
  • Diet and Exercise Study in Bristol, Gloucester and Somerset.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.
  • Screenshot of the Accessibility icon from the Windows XP Control Panel. Keyboard Access to the control panel amended, more detail added. Keyboard shortcuts can be the quickest way to access the control panel.

June 2006

  • BBC News: Call to scrap diabetes treat food. I hope this succeeds, if you use special "diabetic food" read this.
  • bristoljpg.co.uk: Bristol jpg, moved all large photos from 2003 onwards to an external site. The photo shown is of Clifton Bridge from Leigh Woods.

May 2006

  • 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.

April 2006

  • 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.

March 2006

  • YTREWQ Accessibility changes to keyboard shortcuts, now conforming to Government standards, so: -
    • Alt+0 for the access page.
    • Alt+1 for the home page.
    These are two key combinations, press Alt and then 0 for instance. Some browsers also need the enter key pressed.
  • 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.

February 2006

  • Breads that are almost 20% fat (high in calories) and over 9% saturated fat, yes there are some! Breads high in fat.

January 2006

December 2005

November 2005

  • From the mp3 audio samples page. Microsoft Mary reads Thomas Hood's November in a 21 second audio clip 149Kb. The clip captures the worst of a British November rather well!
    You will need a MP3 player to hear the audio clip, dial-up users will have something like a 30 to 40 second delay while its loading.

October 2005

September 2005

  • Diet Basics. 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'.

August 2005

  • 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'.

July 2005

June 2005

  • 10 Minutes for better health. 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.

May 2005

April 2005

March 2005

February 2005

  • Meetings on: Diet, Exercise, Eye Problems, Transplants ... in 20052005 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.
  • Screenshot of the Accessibility Icon in the Control Panel of Windows XP. Accessibility: Windows Tools and Utilities. Free accessibility utilities and tools already loaded on your Windows PC.

January 2005

December 2004

November 2004

October 2004

September 2004

August 2004

  • Oily Fish New maximum limits recommended from the Food Standards Agency
  • Pulses - Beans & PeasDiet - Beans & Peas A recommended source of carbohydrate for diabetic's.

  • Keyboard Shortcuts QWERTY
    or press '?' (or '/') for help.
    Apologies to Netscape browser users as this does not work with Netscape.

July 2004

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February 2004

January 2004

2003 Changes

Page last changed : May 2007.