Diabetic Living features information on living well, exercise, news in the world of diabetes, real life stories and the popular and delicious recipes featured in every issue. It is the healthy lifestyle magazine focused not only on preventing and controlling diabetes but also providing readers with the latest news and products for their wellbeing.
It’s a family thing
You tell us • Here’s where you have your say, tell others your stories and give feedback on your magazine
Food myths for PWD*…
JUST diagnosed • A diagnosis of diabetes can be scary at first – don't panic, we're here to help
Take this to heart
YOUR healthy life • From heart attacks to cold feet, vital body matters for your consideration
Q&A ASK ELISSA
Support & Care • Credentialled Diabetes Educators are your go-to recognised and qualified specialists in diabetes education and care.
‘It could save your sight, or your life’ • Queensland pharmacist Nancy Griffin is helping raise diabetes awareness one test at a time
5 WAYS WITH Corn • SWEET GOLDEN KERNELS HAVE SO MUCH TO OFFER
Good for you • A versatile and tasty vegetable, corn can be cooked and served in many ways. Try steaming, boiling, barbecuing and stir-frying; remove the kernels to add texture to salads and salsas, or eat straight off the cob!
Cooking FOR ONE • Get satisfying bites on the table in 30 minutes
gluten-free baking • THE PERFECT TREAT FOR ANY OCCASSION
3 WAYS TO LIVEN UP
Cast-iron Camp fire • From brekkie to dinner, a cast-iron frying pan is an all-purpose tool for the outdoors
Get grilled • This month’s lunch club features antipasto on a sandwich...
An Apple a day! • Turns out there really is a scientific basis to that common phrase
GRILLED chicken • It’s easy to get into a chicken breast rut. So hit the grill and fire up your palate with these tasty flavour profiles
Fast Ed it’s a wrap • BHG TV’s ‘Fast Ed’ Halmagyi shares a delicious Middle Eastern meal that will satisfy the whole gang and tick all the boxes
Plan your week, it’s easy! • Wondering what to eat this week? Try these delicious meal ideas
Choice of champions • A berry smoothie, speedy brekkie ideas, beneficial pasta and salad tips from our food editor, Alison Roberts
QUICK BREKKIE IDEAS
Our food explained • Every recipe in Diabetic Living is carefully created to help you enjoy a healthy, balanced diet
10 REASONS FOR blood sugar SWINGS • You eat right, test often, yet still have highs and lows. Find out if one of these culprits is keeping you on the up and down
CLEAR VISION eyes have it • Do PWDs need a different type of eye exam?
Why EAT Healthy • There are many benefits to eating healthy, especially when it comes to managing your blood glucose levels. We take a closer look at how the food you eat affects your diabetes.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I EAT?
How TO EAT healthy • Add these healthy concepts to your routine. Over time you’ll learn how to best manage your diabetes
WEIGHT LOSS surgeries • More healthcare providers are recommending the use of medical intervention for weight loss. Read on and be ready for that conversation
PROCEDURES BY THE NUMBERS • The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported nearly 63.4 per cent of Australian adults (11.2 million people) were classified as overweight or obese in 2014-15, compared with only 54 per cent of the nation (7.4 million people) in 2005.
The bottom line
Zeaping FORWARD • How to jump over the barriers that may be holding you back from the best...