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.
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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
YOUR healthy life • The latest facts & global news on diabetes, tech, obesity & taste sensations
PASSING ON wisdom • Late songwriter Jason Bartlett has left an important message about living your best life
PEARS • This diabetes-friendly fruit is affordable and abundant right now. Each variety has its own subtle flavour and texture – and packs exceptional nutrition. Choose a favourite for these recipes
5 days 5 dinners • Liven up weekday meal times with these flavoursome recipes from around the world, with a little spice!
YOUR shopping list
Life of pie • Welcome cooler nights with this lower-carb, delicious family fave
Vegetarian MAINS • Try a different take on protein with these deliciously simple meat-free meals
LUNCH time • These healthy midday meals can be made ahead, and are easy to pack up and take with you
Tasty treat • This month’s lunch club features pork and zesty fresh vegies…
Brilliant BURGERS • Chunky or skinny, you can’t beat a homemade burger
SUGAR-FREE sweet treats • Autumn desserts bring the season’s bounty to the table
Morning CLASSICS • You can have your favourite breakfast foods, and give Mum a treat, too! A few simple ingredient swaps make all the difference in transforming an occasional indulgence into an everyday option
Our food explained • Every recipe in Diabetic Living is carefully created to help you enjoy a healthy, balanced diet
Fast Ed’s fish special • BHG TV’s ‘Fast Ed’ Halmagyi heads out to sea to turn the ocean’s bounty into curry with a tasty Indian twist
Plan your week, it’s easy! • Wondering what to eat this week? Try these delicious meal ideas
Avoid kilo creep • An unfortunate common side-effect of these cooler months is a desire to stay indoors with indulgent meals and treats. This reduced physical activity, plus high-energy comfort meals, can result in unplanned weight gain. Try our four simple steps to help avoid the dreaded kilo creep:
clever kitchen • Healthy, natural bars, a trick with lemon juice and a little idea for that weeknight dessert, all from our food editor Alison Roberts
SHOP SMART • Take control at the supermarket. Think about the week’s meals and make a grocery list to ensure the best choices. Stick to the list, check labels and pick what’s right for you
COOK SMART • Be the smartest chef in the kitchen with these simple tips for cooking and eating well
living well • Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.
SHOULD YOU GO LOW CARB? • With low-carb high-fat (LCHF) and ketogenic (keto) diets in the limelight, you might wonder if you should cut carbs from your diet. But are carbohydrate-containing foods really the root of all ills? DL dietitian and diabetes educator Dr Kate Marsh explains the facts about carbs and helps you decide the role they should play in your own eating plan.
ACE your TEST • We’ll tutor you on how to get better lab results – which numbers matter most and ways to improve them
PROTECT your parts • As well as ongoing blood tests to check HbA1c and blood fats, and regularly measuring blood pressure,...