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  • Hepatitis C and Diabetes

    Hepatitis C and Diabetes

    A Deadly Combination Having hepatitis C greatly increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and diabetes worsens the prognosis of hepatitis C. Hepatitis C was first identified and named in 1989.  The virus infects liver cells and causes liver ... Read More »
  • Alcoholism and Procrastination

    Alcoholism and Procrastination

    Whether they are drinking or not, most alcoholics have a tendency to procrastinate and use other avoidance behaviours. These behaviours are a form of denial. They often “forget” to keep their promises and they “will get around to” them eventually. ... Read More »
  • Roast pumpkin and quinoa salad

    Roast pumpkin and quinoa salad

    Serves 4 as a side salad 1 pound pumpkin, peeled and chopped into bite sized pieces 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon salt 2 cups cooked quinoa ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley ... Read More »
  • I’m convinced that a low carb diet is the answer

    I’m convinced that a low carb diet is the answer

    I recently finished cycling from Marree to Birdsville in 6 days, solo, unsupported, except for a food parcel sent to the roadhouse, and drinking water from cattle stations along the way. I have been doing at least one long ride every year since 2004, such as Perth to Sydney twice, Sydney to Perth once, Darwin to Adelaide, etc, and ride regularly, yet I have noticed, that I am still carrying weight around my stomach. My brother has diabetes 2, and I do not wish to emulate him, in this regard. Read More »