Dietitian Jessica Mhesuria writes about the award winning public health campaign she fronted in Leicestershire to help improve health outcomes in the South Asian community.
Dietitians in Northern Ireland are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in a number of ways, from acute care in ICU to using technology to support paediatric patients at home.
A response to the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition's call for evidence on the role of lower carbohydrate diets for people with type 2 diabetes. This is a response formulated by the BDA's Diabetes Specialist Group.
Diabetes is a condition where the amount of glucose (sugar) in your blood is too high because your body cannot use it properly.
Good diabetes control will help you lead a full and active life and prevent other health complications.
Low-carbohydrate diets (i.e. defined as diets containing between 50g and 130g carbohydrate) can be effective in managing weight, improving glycaemic control and cardiovascular risk in people with Type 2 diabetes in the short term