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.
Diabetic Living Australia
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JUST diagnosed • A diagnosis of diabetes can be scary at first – don't panic, we're here to help
TYPE 1 & TYPE 2… • What’s the difference?
FOOD MYTHS FOR PWD
TAKE THIS TO HEART
YOUR healthy life • The latest news on diabetes, fitness, blood donations and books
Living a life of advocacy • Over the last two decades Renza Scibilia has transitioned from being newly diagnosed with type 1 to an influential diabetes advocate and activist and a vital part of the team at Diabetes Australia. And she’s not done yet.
5 DAYS 5 DINNERS • Set your mid-week dinner mood to “happy” with our easy meals
LOVE YOUR LEFTOVERS • Not sure what to do with the remaining food? Take inspiration from these tasty tips
Festive FEAST • Gather together to enjoy a Christmas lunch that’s deliciously healthy
HEALTHY PARTY CANAPES • Summer entertaining is looking good - and healthy - with these tasty finger foods
3 WAYS WITH yoghurt • With a tub of yoghurt in the fridge you’re never far from a healthy meal
Meat-free meals • Whether you’re vegetarian or simply want to eat less meat each week, these recipes will suit kids and grown-ups
SALAD DAYS • Enjoy potato salads this summer with these delicious lower-carb recipes
HEALTHY START • Kick off the day with a filling, nutritious breakfast. These simple recipes will keep you feeling satisfied until lunch
comfort & JOY • Skip the storebought gifts and bake a sweet treat
SWEET SENSATIONS • Summer celebrations are always merry when you serve these
Cook, eat, enjoy • Discover our supermarket favourites, learn kitchen hints, try some quick and easy recipes, all from food editor Alison Roberts
Plan your week, it’s easy!
Our food explained • Every recipe in Diabetic Living is carefully created to help you enjoy a healthy, balanced diet
living well • MOTIVATION • EXPERT ADVICE • INSPIRATION
THE PANDEMIC’S IMPACT ON DIABETES CARE • New Australian research has provided a window into how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of people with type 2 diabetes. Dr Julian Sacre of the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute explains…
PANTRY MAKEOVER • It’s time to restock the pantry with healthy staples that will help you make nutritious, tasty meals every day of the week.
Grains and legumes • These foods are something most of us should be eating more of, with research showing many health benefits associated with increased intakes of both wholegrains and legumes. Store these in airtight containers in a cool, dry, dark area. Most grains and legumes will keep for at least 6 months and some grains keep for longer if stored in the refrigerator, particularly in warmer weather.
Canned foods • Cans should be kept in a dry place to prevent rusting. Although they can technically be kept indefinitely, for optimum nutrition, canned foods should not be kept longer than a year. Discard cans that are swollen, badly dented, rusted or leaking. Choose canned foods labelled ‘no-added-salt’ or ‘salt-reduced’.
Oils, vinegars, sauces, spreads & condiments • The right selection of cooking oils and flavours can help to make quick, easy meals tasty, while still being good for you. While pre-prepared cooking sauces may be...