Monthly Archives: November 2016

Recently I found a word to described feelings of tension that I get all the time and that word is cognitive dissonance!

While sitting there contemplating the meaning of this old psychology term (newly discovered by me), I decided to stand up! and scribble one of my thoughts on the whiteboard in the hope that at least some of my thoughts, through … Continue reading

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A journey of a thousand mile begins with a single step – what is the immediate things the Government of PNG (GoPNG) should do about diabetes?

In countries with more developed economies the generally accepted wisdom is that it is more cost beneficial overall to invest resources (MONEY) into preventing or at least delaying the long term complications of diabetes rather than facing the huge costs … Continue reading

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Highlight on some landmark international studies on diabetes

WHAT P.N.G SHOULD BE DOING IF WE ARE TO AVOID BEING OVERWHELMED BY THE DEVASTATING COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES I recently enrolled in an online diploma program in diabetes which has been a real eye opener for me. What I am … Continue reading

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The Diabetes, Attitudes, Wishes and Needs (DAWN) Study.

A common source of frustration faced by health practitioners trying earnestly to assist our clients adopt a healthier lifestyle through diet, exercise and adhering to their medications is when the diabetic patients themselves seem to not take their condition serious. … Continue reading

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