Welcome to the CEMED blog

Life should be simpler but productive, harder but effective, relaxing but inquisitive …

This blog will discuss matters of some relevance to life as I find it from technology to medicine, exercise to culture, weight loss to music, lifestyle to art…you get it – real life!!! I intend to keep this areligious, non-political and non-judgemental on any topic and is not related to any person. Hope you enjoy this …

DISCLAIMER: This is a snap-shot compilation of views and topics of interest by Dr Jesse Kumar & friends – please discuss with your own health-care provider/personal trainer etc and also read further views to add to your knowledge and decisions (we do not take any liability or responsibility).

What does the Med Diet look like on a daily basis?

The Mediterranean diet is again on my mind. The latest guidelines (Diabetes UK 2018 and ADA Standards of Care 2018) have shown that it can lower average blood glucose readings (HbA1c) by up to 0.47%, as well as the incidence of cardiovascular events.   So, in a nutshell, what does the Med Diet look like […]

Tips for life with diabetes

Tips for life with diabetes   Whether one lives with diabetes or not, the ‘healthy diet’ notion remains valid for all of us.  This includes choosing nutritious foods such as: fruit and veg wholegrains nuts, seeds, olives and avocado (rich in unsaturated fats) fish, especially the oily type little red meat little processed foods little […]

Features of the mediterranean diet and foods that heal in diabetes

An issue that troubles many of our patients is what foods they can eat “because of diabetes” or “with diabetes”.  We will start by firstly rephrasing this question to foods to eat “for diabetes”.  The difference is subtle, but important because it uses food as a tool in order to ‘work with’ the diabetes, rather […]