SITTING IN THE TIME OF CORONA

SITTING IN THE TIME OF CORONA

In these  “stay at home” days many of us will have found ways to keep active and many may have actually increased their exercising. However most of us will have found ourselves doing much more sitting about. Why is this important? Beware! Exercise or no...
DIABETES AND WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY

DIABETES AND WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY

Leading on from my previous blog, the NHS has now announced a plan to issue people at high risk of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) with what they call “wearable technology”. Most of us call these pedometers. Their more sophisticated cousins are called accelerometers. They are...
EXERCISE AND DIABETES

EXERCISE AND DIABETES

  Type 2 versus Type 1 diabetes mellitus Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is what we are talking about. Type 1 DM is something else although it is also a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. T1DM is a condition whose onset is usually in young people whose...