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20autumn fruits

an apple a day, as they say...

4 DIABETES KIT

Win an alkaline water jug

worth £49.99. Save £10 on

the new Contour NEXT USB

meter. Glucogel’s new flavour.

we look at ways to include

them in cooked foods

6 NEWS

Words on weight loss for T2s.

IDDT confernce speakers. JDRF

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‘flying with diabetes’ event.

iabetic AND you

should’t eat

chocloate, be serious!

We take a long look at the

8 FOOD NEWS

Going nuts on national nut day.

merits of having some chocs Super salads in supermarkets.

in your diet, like any one else! Sweet alternative with Xylobrit.

To keep things balanced, we

also discover (or rediscover)

exactly how good for you

apples are. Not all of us want

to grow up to be a pilots, but

10 LIVING

Chocolate -- do diabetics really

Douglas Cairns did. His career have to forgo this foodstuff?

as an RAF pilot was terminated

when he was diagnosed with T1.

It’s been a long haul since, but

slowly he (and his diabetic pilot

16 LIVING

RAF pilot Douglas Cairns and

colleagues) are making progress his fight to regain the skies after

on gaining their licences to fly a diagnosis of diabetes ended

and inspiring any diabetic to his flying career.

follow their dream.

Sue Marshall

Published by Desang Ltd the aim of this

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newsletter is to bring news and information

to people living with diabetes. Please check The versatility of the humble

all matters concerning how you handle apple in cooking.

your health with your healthcare team. Get fabby free holders for your

We welcome any feedback on the OneTouch Ultra Easy meters. See

magazine or ideas for future articles. advert on page 15 (in our feature

Editor: Sue Marshall on chocolate!)

sue.marshall@desang.net

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