X-PERT Blog 35: Diabetes UK Evidence-Based Nutrition Guidelines 2018

28th March 2018

At this year's Diabetes UK Professional Conference in London the new Diabetes UK evidence-based nutrition guidelines were officially launched. This week's blog summarises the key take home messages from this 2018 update, focusing on the prevention and management of Type 2 diabetes.

28 March 2018/Author: Kirstie Lamb/Number of views (338)
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X-PERT Blog 34: Exercise and weight loss – the basics

20th March 2018

This blog will introduce the basics about different types of exercise, associated benefits and practical recommendations.

20 March 2018/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (393)
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X-PERT Blog 33: Can Type 2 Diabetes really be reversed?

20th February 2018

Until relatively recently the very concept of reversing Type 2 diabetes would have been dismissed by many people, healthcare professionals included. But emerging evidence has completely changed this view. This blog takes a quick look at some of this evidence, and whether reversing Type 2 diabetes is really possible.

20 February 2018/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (676)
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X-PERT Blog 32: Do you have a gut feeling about your health?

7th February 2018

Our gut health is known to influence our physical health and the risk of developing several health conditions. However, research also suggests that it may also play a role in determining our psychological health. This week’s blog discusses this gut-brain connection and provides some tips to improve your gut microbiota health.

07 February 2018/Author: Kirstie Lamb/Number of views (291)
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X-PERT Blog 31: Why adequate sleep may be as important as what we eat

23rd January 2018

Sleep is often overlooked as an important lifestyle component for good health. This week’s blog discusses how much sleep to aim for, associated health benefits of obtaining sufficient sleep and top tips to try and improve the quantity and quality of your sleep.

23 January 2018/Author: Kirstie Lamb/Number of views (297)
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X-PERT Blog 30 - Are you Mindful When it Comes to Eating?

17th January 2018

You may have heard of the terms ‘mindfulness’ or ‘mindful eating’, but what do they actually mean and how can they benefit your health? This week’s blog aims to answer these questions and provide tips to help you to engage in mindful eating!

17 January 2018/Author: Kirstie Lamb/Number of views (401)
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X-PERT Blog 29: Should we worry about trans fats?

8th January 2018

This week's blog focuses on trans fats; what they are, associated health concerns and ways to reduce/avoid their consumption.

08 January 2018/Author: Kirstie Lamb/Number of views (411)
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X-PERT Blog 28: Festive Foods for the Elf Conscious!

19th December 2017

Merry Christmas Everyone! To help you keep on track with your chosen dietary approach, this year's Christmas blog brings you menus of recipes to suit either a low carb or Mediterranean dietary approach- enjoy! 

19 December 2017/Author: Kirstie Lamb/Number of views (389)
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X-PERT Blog 27: Eat less, move more, gain weight

1st November 2017

The 'Biggest Loser' focused on eat less, move more. Six years on did it work?

01 November 2017/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (1277)
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X-PERT Insulin Programme re-launch! "Reduce or omit"

29th September 2017

We are pleased to announce that we are re-launching our X-PERT Insulin programme! This programme is designed for anybody who takes insulin to manage their diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2). The theme of the new and improved programme is “reduce or omit”, with a focus on helping people to make lifestyle changes that can help them reduce the amount of insulin they need to take.

29 September 2017/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (723)
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