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.
Time for a spring clean
You tell us • Here’s where you have your say, tell others your stories and give feedback on your magazine
JUST diagnosed • A diagnosis of diabetes can be scary at first – don't panic, we're here to help
TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2… • What’s the difference?
Take this to heart
YOUR healthy life • Whether young or old, here’s the very latest in diabetes news and research
Q&A ASK DR MARSH • I’m travelling overseas for Christmas. Can you give me some tips for managing my diabetes while flying?
Q&A ASK DR DEED • What is it about my diabetes and my eyes that are a concern?
A PHARMACY’S sweet pot • My Community Pharmacy is a healthcare destination, focussed on wellness not impulse-buy sweet treats
5 days 5 dinners • Make weeknights deliciously (and healthily) simple with these no-complaints meals
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Vegie lunches & dinners • Eat a rainbow from the garden with dishes that are good to eat – and good for you!
BEST EVER Christmas lunch • The yuletide season is the perfect time to celebrate with family and friends. This special menu has been designed to enjoy over several hours, so it’s best to allow time between each course to open presents and take a walk before indulging in dessert. This will help spread your carb intake and manage your blood glucose levels.
MAKE AHEAD Christmas • Get the jump on party season with these tasty gifts and treats you can prepare in advance
Fantastic FISH • Baked, roasted or grilled, there’s a recipe to suit every occasion and taste
Steaming • Steaming is a moist-heat cooking method used for delicate foods such as vegetables and seafood. Because the vegetables are not submerged in water, steaming preserves their nutrients and bright colour. Steaming not only retains nutrients, but also flavour without the need for unnecessary fats to be added in cooking.
GET YOUR 5-A-DAY • Running out of ideas for getting your five serves of vegetables in every day? Here’s some inspiration – the main dishes give at least 4 serves and we have provided some tips on how to boost it up to 5 serves over the course of the day
summer loving • This month’s lunch club features a salmon and salad combo
Start THE day • Brighten your brekkie with these café-style dishes at home!
Put the bite on health • Load up your plate with a light meal that’s bursting with colour and flavour
Lower-carb eating JUST GOT EASIER
Fast Ed’s ramen rev up • BHG TV’s ‘Fast Ed’ Halmagyi shares one of the tastiest ways to pack protein and vegetables into your day
quick & easy SNACKS • It’s easy to overdo it on snacks and drinks. These delicious ideas won’t break your kilojoule and carb budgets
nuts FOR DESSERT • Filled with natural goodness, these delicious treats can be used to make countless scrumptious desserts (and snacks!)
Go bananas • Store ripe bananas in the fridge so they last longer. The peel turns brown, but the banana will still be tasty
Our food explained • Every recipe in Diabetic Living is carefully created to help you enjoy a healthy, balanced diet
salad dressings • Make a splash with healthy and tasty dressings for your fresh vegies!
Healthy lifestyle • Cook with less fat,...