Carbs & Cals, Chris Cheyette, Yello Balolia, Making Carbs Count

KITLIVING

us forward is being able to help tens of

thousands of people living with diabetes

and other health conditions.

When Yello and I set out on the journey

of making the first book, we did not know

where it would take us. It was a very steep

learning curve! We both had full time jobs

and spent 18 months working evenings

and weekends to research the book,

prepare food and take photographs and

calculate the nutrition values. Our partners

were roped into much of this as well!

We also set up our own publishing

company, made the book from scratch

(including all the writing, proofreading and

graphic design), sourced ISBN numbers,

arranged the printing and researched how

to get it into bookshops. In the first few

years we also packaged all the books

ourselves and sent them out in boxes and

individual jiffy bags!

There have been many ups and

downs over the years. Some pitfalls

included unrealistic time frames, writing

a book for the US without understanding

how to market it, and falling foul of app

developers who have gone into liquidation.

That one cost us a lot of money and put

The first issue of the book series

and app which had photos of food

on plates to show portions and aid

the correct calculation of values..

continued over 2010

5. Getting any new project

off the ground takes guts.

Keeping it going takes grit.

What made you continue?

Index

  1. Page 0001
  2. Dexcom CGM, continuous glucose monitoring
  3. Page 0003
  4. Page 0004
  5. Abbott Freestyle Libre, Flash Glucose Monitoring
  6. Page 0006
  7. Medtronic Guardian Connect
  8. Page 0008
  9. Page 0009
  10. Page 0010
  11. BD, Becton Dickinson, injection technique, BD pen needles
  12. Page 0012
  13. Home test HbA1c, A1C Now Self-Check
  14. Page 0014
  15. Medtronic Minimed 670G hybrid closed loop insulin pump
  16. Page 0016
  17. Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, Diabetes Technology Network, Libre Flash education p
  18. Page 0018
  19. Page 0019
  20. Page 0020
  21. Page 0021
  22. NHS UK coronovirus information
  23. Second Nature lifestyle behaviour change
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  27. Diabetes UK helpline
  28. Page 0028
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  30. Nemaura Medical, Faz Chowdhury, sugarBEAT, BEATdiabetes, glucose sensor, glucose sensor for Type 2 d
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  32. Nemaura Medical, Faz Chowdhury, sugarBEAT, BEATdiabetes, glucose sensor, glucose sensor for Type 2 d
  33. Nemaura Medical, Faz Chowdhury, sugarBEAT, BEATdiabetes, glucose sensor, glucose sensor for Type 2 d
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  36. Page 0036
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  38. Page 0038
  39. Omnipod Insulet insulin pump with insulin pods, podders
  40. Page 0040

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