2018 Spring Diabetes Focus eMag

SPRING RECIPES

Fabulite™ Seafood Cakes

Fish and shellfish are a fantastic source of high-quality protein. They are also low in saturated fat and contain essential omega 3 fatty acids. This

The Genius of Smoothies

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, plants are coming back into bloom, green is returning, and we are still lurking indoors wondering if

Albany Bread-A-Betix Omega MEGA Muncher

INGREDIENTS 1-2 slices Albany Bread-A-Betix Low GI Wholewheat Brown Bread Zest and juice of ½ lemon 80ml cottage cheese 5ml dill chopped + extra for

Albany Bread-A-Betix Do The Salsa!

INGREDIENTS 2 slices Albany Bread-A-Betix Low GI Wholewheat Brown Bread, toasted 1 avocado 15ml lemon juice Corn (fresh or tinned) Fresh coriander For the salsa:

Chocolate jellies

Ingredients One slab of sugar-free chocolate of your choice. 50ml cream or milk 7.5ml gelatine (bloomed) Instructions  Melt chocolate and liquid over a double boiler.

Tiramisu

Ingredients 100g Marie biscuits (or biscuits of your choice) 50ml coffee 2 egg yolks 20-25g sweetener of your choice 250g mascarpone cheese 360ml whipping cream

INTERESTING READS

Albany Bread-A-Betix Omega MEGA Muncher

INGREDIENTS 1-2 slices Albany Bread-A-Betix Low GI Wholewheat Brown Bread Zest and juice of ½ lemon 80ml cottage cheese 5ml dill chopped + extra for

The dreaded black toenail – Runner’s toe

If you have decided, this spring, that you want to take up running as your form of exercise, Podiatrist, Dennis Rehbock, helps us understand why

Basic benefits: PMBs

In the second article of a series aimed to empower patients on their rights in the funding of healthcare, Elsabé Klinck educates us on prescribed

Carb counting

Diabetes Nurse Educator, Christine Manga, helps us understand the need for carb counting if you have diabetes. What is carb counting? Carbohydrate (carb) counting is

Understanding the steps to diabetes self-management

We explore ways to help you learn and implement self-management practices. The diagnosis of diabetes If you or a loved one have just been diagnosed

Bigger is sometimes better: medical aid schemes

Craig McLuckie, a father, tells us why he opted for more comprehensive medical aid scheme once his son was diagnosed with diabetes. Parenting a sickly

The challenge of change

Rosemary Flynn explains the four changes needed when diagnosed with diabetes. When you are diagnosed with diabetes, you have to make some important changes in

Healthier hearts in Type 2 diabetes

Dr Angela Murphy educates us about new drugs that treat Type 2 diabetes and decrease the risk of heart disease. I asked several of my

Stroke awareness

October is Stroke Awareness Month. Did you know that up to 360 South Africans a day are affected by strokes. Experts warn that about a

Hunger games of a teenage boy

What doesn’t a growing teenage boy like about food? Aiden Nel tells us. If you know me, then you will know that I really love

After a stroke: strive to be happy

We hear how Sharitha Moodley, a Type 2 diabetic, suffered a stroke over a year ago, and how her and her husband, Chico, are adapting

Why do I always cheat?

Whether it’s for general well-being or specific to weight loss, there are many fad diets out there. What’s common among them all is that there

A tale of a diabetic pastry chef

Type 1 diabetic, Carla Claasen, tells us why she became a pastry chef: to open a diabetic bakery with the most amazing and mouth-watering pastries,

LesDaChef – living with diabetes

Five months ago, Lesego Semenya, aka LesDaChef, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. We caught up with the 36-year-old chef to see if his love

Making insulin work for the diabetic, and not the other way around

Michelle Carrihill educates us on how to use various insulins with their unique actions to meet the desired requirements. There is no 'easy-peasy' As a

DSA News

WESTERN CAPE Western Cape Diabetes SA Annual Camp for children with Type 1 diabetes The 2018 Western Cape Diabetes SA Annual Camp for children with Type 1 diabetes took

Managed care: tools to manage the cost of healthcare services

In this third article in the series aimed to empower patients on their rights in the funding of healthcare, Elsabé Klinck discusses managed care. Managed

Budget meals

Noy Pullen shares her budget recipes that she serves at the Agent for Change support group meetings. Health starts with the health provider As food

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