11 episodes

Do you have questions about living with diabetes in South Africa?

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Welcome to Diabetic South Africans with Bridget McNulty who will be answering your questions to help you live a healthy, happy life with diabetes.

This podcast is brought to you by Abbott FreeStyle Libre.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

Do you have questions about living with diabetes in South Africa?

Join the club!

Welcome to Diabetic South Africans with Bridget McNulty who will be answering your questions to help you live a healthy, happy life with diabetes.

This podcast is brought to you by Abbott FreeStyle Libre.

another Solid Gold podcast #BeHeard

    #010 How do I lose - or gain - weight with diabetes?

    #010 How do I lose - or gain - weight with diabetes?

    Looking for advice on managing weight with diabetes? We’ve got it all - practical tips on how to lose, or gain, weight from SA’s top experts.

    Two of the most common questions we get on our Diabetic South Africans community are about weight - how do I lose weight in a healthy way, or how do I gain weight in a healthy way? Diabetes and weight are so closely linked, and we’ve gathered some of the best tips around to shed some light on how to manage your weight.

    We’ve got 5 weight loss tips from a dietician, the best weight loss advice from a health coach living with diabetes, advice on how to gain weight sustainably - and more. This is the one podcast you need to listen to if you’re concerned about your weight, and you’re living with diabetes.

    • 12 min
    #009 What’s the best exercise for diabetics?

    #009 What’s the best exercise for diabetics?

    We all know we should be more active…
    But how do you exercise with diabetes?
    That’s what we’re unpacking today.

    No matter what your excuse for not exercising regularly, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for 20 minute exercise, how to exercise at work, ways to have fun with exercise or how to exercise safely with diabetes - we have the answer.

    We also explain why it’s so important for people with diabetes to exercise, and some necessary precautions to keep in mind. This is the one podcast you need to listen to to understand all you need to know about diabetes and exercise.

    • 12 min
    #008 What should I eat now that I’m diabetic?

    #008 What should I eat now that I’m diabetic?

    It’s the one question everyone living with diabetes has: what can I eat now? We outline the 4 golden rules for a healthy diabetes diet.

    There are so many suggestions for the best ever diabetic diet. We don’t have any more to add to that list! What we have are 4 golden rules for diabetes that everyone agrees on - and a bunch of practical healthy eating tips.

    Listen in for all the advice you need to decide what to put on your plate today, and tomorrow, and forever - that’s the goal with diabetes, to find a sustainable way of eating that works for you, and your blood sugar.

    • 11 min
    #007 What are the best diabetes medication tips?

    #007 What are the best diabetes medication tips?

    Two super-helpful tips for people with Type 2 diabetes, and two super-helpful tips for people with Type 1. These are game changers!

    We know that a podcast about diabetes medication might not sound too exciting, but this one is! Because we’ve asked SA’s top diabetes experts what they wish people with diabetes knew, and shared their most helpful tips here.

    Two tips for Type 2 diabetics, two tips for Type 1s - all of them with the potential to change your life by making your diabetes management much easier.

    Diabetes medication tips have never sounded so good...

    • 11 min
    #006 Is diabetes and depression common?

    #006 Is diabetes and depression common?

    The short answer: yes! We unpack why diabetes and depression is so common, and what to do about it.

    Whether you’re feeling symptoms of diabetes distress or diabetes burnout, or you suspect you might be struggling with depression, we’re here for you. Here are the symptoms to look out for, and what to do about them.

    Diabetes and depression is really common, and it’s important for us to understand what the signs are so that we can be prepared, and supported. In this episode, we take a closer look at everything to do with diabetes and depression.

    • 13 min
    #005 I’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes… Now what?

    #005 I’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes… Now what?

    If you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes, you’re probably feeling realllly overwhelmed right now. We know, we’ve been there! Here’s only the most important information you need.

    Being diagnosed with diabetes is probably one of the most overwhelming experiences in life. All of a sudden there are so many rules! What you can and can’t eat, when you need to inject or take medication, how and when to test blood sugar… it’s exhausting.

    We break it down into 3 simple steps: understanding what diabetes is, figuring out how to manage it, and knowing who to ask for help. There is light at the end of the tunnel: you’re not alone in this, we promise.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

jg1419 ,

Love this podcast

Very informative and well researched. Found it to be very helpful!

FilmFoxWrite ,

Best Health Podcast Ever! 🙌

Informative, entertaining, this podcast is a joy to listen to while being super important for anyone who has, or knows someone living with Diabetes. Look forward to each episode where the oh-so charming Bridget gives us access to the latest and most current health data on how to live a full and healthy life.

ewku1 ,

The voice you need to hear

Bridget is both wise and a pleasure to listen to- a unique combination.

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