Eating with Diabetes does not need to be difficult or boring. It is important to include the best foods to help balance your blood sugar levels such as complex carbohydrates (whole-grains, sweet potato etc), protein (think meat, fish and eggs) and good fats (avocado, nuts, healthy oils). To ensure your blood sugars do not spike,…

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On world Diabetes Day we look into Diabetes Type 2 – what is it and how to manage it. What is it? When our pancreas dose not produce enough insulin / and or the body not working well enough to respond effectively to the insulin. As a result of this insulin resistance, the pancreas responds…

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We are excited to welcome Ricki to our ProMed family as part of the administration team. We thought we would ask a few questions so you can get to know her: 1. Where is your favourite travel destination? India 2. If you could be anyone, who would you be? Elizabeth Montgomery (Samantha) from bewitched 3.…

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Eating with diabetes doesn’t have to be boring or bland. There are many yummy recipes that will provide a healthy and balanced meal that will not spike your blood sugar. A few things to keep in mind when choosing meals: Keep the carbohydrates low (under 20g if possible) Choose low glycemic index carbohydrates Include a…

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Each month we like to share a little about one of our staff members so that you can get to know us behind the podiatry masks. This month we ask Raechel some tough questions! 1. What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months? A vegie noodle…

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Well, I think deep down we all know its TRUE! If you have ever taken the time to focus on stretching, yoga or pilates you would know the feeling of freedom and increased flexibility that stretching can provide. I must be honest, I prescribe stretches on a daily basis yet I very rarely do them…

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Well ladies, it is that time of year to celebrate the spring season with a flurry of colour including nail polish. But do you really know what damage nail polish can have on the health of your nails? Traditional nail polish, shellac and gel nails have many nasty chemicals that can cause long term damage…

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Healthy fats are integral to our brain function, assist in keeping mood stable, help to keep us satisfied and fuller for longer and they taste great! Who can beat a good guac recipe?! Perfect on toast with eggs for breakfast, as a dip when entertaining or as a side for tacos or burritos! Healthy Guacamole…

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Depression is debilitating. It is a dreadful feeling and is becoming more and more common in today’s highly stressed society. The good news is that depression IS controllable! While there are many factors that affect mood, food is one of the most often overlooked. This article outlines some of the most common foods that may…

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Fathers Day is just around the corner. What better way to show our affection then to whip up a yummy lunch (or dinner)?! Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 onion, quartered 2 tbsp. tomato puree 2 tbsp. oil 2 tbsp. cream 1 tsp salt 480g beef, diced 1 lime, juiced 1 chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 tsp…

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There’s a first time for everything, right? And this special offer is a first time for us! To support our patients while we go get through this pandemic,for the month of September we are offering a discount on our custom prescribed, 3D-scanned orthotics. Whether you are after a new pair after wearing them day in…

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Are you suffering from heel pain? Is it painful to walk the first few steps in the morning? Is it sore after rest? You may have plantar fasciitis. Don’t ignore this pain, hoping it will go away, as it usually gets worse without treatment. In this article on Plantar Fasciitis, we’ll look at the symptoms…

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