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  • Complementary Treatment

    As in conventional treatment it is important to make lifestyle changes by looking at diet, exercise and also minimising your risks especially with the environmental chemicals and dirty electricity. The most important dietary change that has to be made with any risk of diabetes is to cut out all sugar, processed foods and diet drinks, […]

  • Conventional Treatment

    Type 1 diabetes is treated by insulin injections and a healthy diet, and regular exercise is recommended.  Insulin cannot be taken by mouth because it is destroyed by the digestive juices in the stomach. People with this type of diabetes commonly take either two or four injections of insulin each day.  Type 2 diabetes is treated […]

  • Causes and Risk Factors

    Type 1  Type 1 diabetes develops when the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas have been destroyed. Nobody knows for sure why these cells have been damaged but the most likely cause is an abnormal reaction of the body to the cells. This may be triggered by a viral or other infection.  Type 2   If you […]

  • The Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

    • Increased thirst • Going to the loo (for a wee) all the time – especially at night • Extreme tiredness • Weight loss • Blurred vision • Genital itching or regular episodes of thrush • Slow healing of wounds In Type 1 diabetes the signs and symptoms will usually be very obvious, developing quickly, usually over a few weeks.  In people […]

  • Diabetes Types

    There are two main types of diabetes. These are: Type 1 diabetes Type 2 diabetes   Type 1   Type 1 diabetes develops if the body is unable to produce any insulin. This type of diabetes usually appears before the age of 40. Type 1 diabetes is the least common of the two main types and […]

  • What is Diabetes Mellitus?

    Diabetes Mellitus is a condition where the amount of glucose in the blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. Glucose comes from the digestion of carbohydrate containing food and drinks, and is also produced by the liver. Carbohydrate comes from many different sources including starchy foods such as bread, potatoes and […]

  • ‘BACK IN CONTROL’

    Treat yourself to a Healthy Spine It is a requirement by law (under the 1992 Health & Safety Regulation) that companies provide a work-station/ergonomic assessment for their employees. Our assessment is designed to increase awareness in how to use the workplace to prevent bad postural habits. The participant will learn a better understanding of themselves […]

  • Is your diet your problem?

    A great number of people these days suffer from food intolerances, without even knowing it. Do you suffer regular headaches, digestive problems, or are you generally under par? Well it could be what you are eating on a daily basis. Even if you are eating a ‘good’ diet, one of the foods could potentially be […]

  • THE ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CHECK for pain

    Pain can be the result of a food or airborne sensitivity, whether it is the physical pain from a joint, arthritis and migraines or the pain from asthma, eczema, sinusitis or hayfever or digestive problems such as irritable bowel.  Sometimes the discomfort is minimal, but when the body’s reaction is such that it stops you […]

  • REFLEXOLOGY for pain

    By working on the reflex points on the feet, we are working through the nerve pathways, therefore working all the organs, functions of the body and body parts that are congested, damaged due to accident, injury or illness.   By balancing the organ with the nerve pathway from the spine, tension and pain can be […]