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Type 2 Diabetic Peer Support

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Type 2 Diabetic Peer Support Why I started a type 2 Diabetic peer support group? In 2013 I moved from Edinburgh in Scotland to Bromley in Kent. When I signed up for a GP at the local practice, I was total by my new GP that she would be looking after my diabetes. In Edinburgh […]

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#LanguageMatters

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This post by Renza Scibilia https://diabetogenic.wordpress.com/2019/08/01/when-do-negative-attitudes-about-diabetes-begin/ got me thinking about a talk I did for a DEEPtalk a while ago, on Diabetes and Stress. As a psychotherapist and hypnotherapist language does matter. What we say internally and what we hear externally can and does affect how we view things in life. In my talk, I […]

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Diabetes Stress

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Diabetes Stress Diabetes Stress talk This is a talk that I gave at a DEEPtalk event at Novo Nordisk in Copenhagen., about how Stress can affect our Diabetes. In this talk, I talk about hypos, our daily stresses, how language can affect us both internally and externally.      

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DEEPtalk

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DEEPTalk About DEEPtalk DEEPtalk is about people who live with Type 2 Diabetes and is organised by Novo Nordisk. In the picture are the people that gave talks on their journey with Type 2 Diabetes in Novo Nordisk in Copenhagen, Denmark. My talk was on Stress and Diabetes. A video of this event will be […]

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How I can help

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How I can help with Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy Many people suffer from problems/issues in which hypnotherapy and psychotherapy can help them. In the following video I show the areas that I specialise in. Depression Anxiety Stress Phobias/Fears Quitting Smoking  

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Diabetes and Stress

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Diabetes and Stress Why does diabetes and stress go hand in hand? As a type 2 diabetic on insulin I can understand why diabetics can get stressed. The daily grind of checking sugar levels, counting your carbs, or well-meaning people say you can’t eat that, did give myself enough insulin to cover what I have […]

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Diabetes and emotional issues

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Setting the record straight about diabetes and emotional issues   The recent Diabetes Week (12-18 June) had the theme of “Setting the Record Straight”, helping to dispel some of the myths around diabetes, especially with the difference between Type 1 and Type 2. However, it would have been great to see more acknowledgement of the emotional […]