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Lots of food news in this issue,
from a gluten-free bakery to a
healthy chedder and a sugar
and sweetener-free soft drink
with Japanese inspiration, p.8. Sue Marshall
The new Insight pump system from
Accu-Chek addresses the need for
increased connectivity as part of
the solution to improving diabetes
care. Read more on p.10. Diet is so important to diabetes control and the
rise of the diagnoses of the condition is arguably
helping to raise awareness of the importance of
diet to the wider (and growing wider) population. We speak
to a chef who's refined his menus thanks to the need to
lose weight himself, having faced the risk of develping T2.
We also look at a bakery with entirely gluten-free goods.
Knowing what's in your food, how it will affect your blood
sugars, and regularly doing blood tests is already a lot to do
and keep track of, then there's doses of meds and tracking
exercise (or not!). It's a job in itself keeping track of it all.
Thankfully newer technologies are based on do just that for
you. Find out more about Accu-Chek's approach on. p.10.
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But business as usual is best for
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It's a teeny-tiny pseudocereal, but
quinoa packs a mighty punch.
This ancient grain is gaining
in popularity, for good reason.
Find out more on p.18.
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