Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation Educational Articles Educational article feed from the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation 60 Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation Educational Articles Educational Article feed from the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org 85 110 Right to A Healthy Future Women and Diabetes- Our Right to a Healthy Future healthy-future Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EST Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes - Our Right to a Healthy Future world-diabetes-day-2017 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EST Utility of BMI and Abdominal Obesity Indices Utility of Body Mass Index and Abdominal Obesity Indices to Evaluate Overweight and Obesity in Tobagonian School Children foundation-paper Sat, 28 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Infographics As of 2014, around 387 million people worldwide have diabetes. world-diabetes-day-2016 Sat, 5 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Infographics Ahead of World Diabetes Day, and the Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree, here are a few facts and figures about diabetes. diabetes-infographics-3 Thu, 8 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EST Eyes on Diabetes The theme of World Diabetes Day 2016 is Eyes on Diabetes. eyes-on-diabetes Thu, 8 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EST Optimizing Community Diabetes Prevention View a presentation of the results of a diabetes outreach project undertaken by the BCDF and TATT tatt-presentation Sat, 15 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EST Healthy Eating and Diabetes Workshop View the presentation from the BCDF healthy eating and diabetes workshop eating-diabetes-workshop Sat, 1 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EST How to Eat a Balanced Diet How to eat a balanced diet... balanced-diet Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Understanding Food We obtain nutrients from the foods we eat. Foods supply us with energy, or calories. To keep your body running, you need three types of food... understanding-food Sat, 21 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Understanding Carbohydrates The best way to regulate your carbohydrate intake is to count the carbohydrates in your food. Carbohydrates are counted in grams – and even a few grams more or less can make a difference in your blood sugar reading. understanding-carbohydrates Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EST About Sodium (Salt) Why is everyone so concerned about sodium these days? about-salt Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Infographics Here are a few facts and figures about diabetes. These statistics give a sense of the global scale of the problem that we are dealing with today. diabetes-infographics-2 Sun, 2 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EST BCDF Diabetes Workbook - A Child's Bookshelf In Trinidad and Tobago diabetes is the second leading cause of death. There is compelling clinical proof that most diabetes cases can be prevented by improving diets and increasing physical activity. diabetes-workbook Sun, 22 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EST Plate Planner Have you ever wondered how much is too much? Here is an easy to follow guide to find the appropriate portion size of each food group for your meals. plate-planner Tue, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 EST World Diabetes Day Infographics A selection of infographics explaining diabetes, its signs and symptoms, risk factors and how to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. diabetes-infographics Sun, 13 Oct 2013 00:00:00 EST Children's Colouring Book The BCDF has made two free children's colouring books available for download. colouring-book Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Education Made simple: Fruits, Serving and Portion Sizes Although fruit is an excellent snack which provides vitamins, minerals and extra fluid, it is still is considered a carbohydrate and must be counted in your daily allowance. fruits-servings-portions Fri, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 EST Naturally White Foods vs Refined White Foods According to the American Heart Association, low fiber diets increase risk of heart disease, the leading cause of complication and death in diabetes. natural-refined-foods Wed, 7 Mar 2012 00:00:00 EST A 9" Plate as a Tool for Estimating Carbohydrate A 9" Plate as a Tool for Estimating Carbohydrate practice-plate-method Sat, 13 Jun 2009 00:00:00 EST Diabetes: The Plate Format For people living with diabetes it is important to keep blood sugar levels within a safe range. plate-method Sun, 24 May 2009 00:00:00 EST Carbohydrate, Fat and Diabetes There are three main types of carbohydrate in food, starch, sugar and dietary fiber. Starch and sugar both raise blood glucose levels so it is important to include both types in your meal plan. carbohydrate-fat-diabetes Sat, 6 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Simple Strategies for Better Nutrition Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. It is about staying as healthy as possible. better-nutrition Fri, 5 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST What is Diabetes? Our bodies need energy to function. We get that energy from the food we eat. Our body breaks down the food we eat into glucose (sugar) to use for energy. what-is-diabetes Thu, 4 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Prostate Cancer The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system. prostate-cancer Wed, 3 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Breast Cancer The human breast is composed of milk producing sacs and channels which drain to the nipple. Breast cancer is an abnormal growth of cells within the breast and is referred to as a malignant tumor. breast-cancer Tue, 2 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Cancer in Trinidad & Tobago Cancer, which represents a large and growing public health problem in the Republic of T&T is the second leading cause of death in the Republic T&T. cancer-trinidad-tobago Mon, 1 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST