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NHS inadvertently doing coeliacs a favour!

At lunchtime today I was listening to the tail end of You and Yours, a UK consumer progamme; they were talking about how the NHS is withdrawing a ‘low cost’ programme of prescribing (paying for, in essence) ‘gluten-free goods. I felt compelled to send them a short email as a result; here’s what I wrote: 

Why eating carbs is a BAD idea for diabetics

Do you have diabetes? Search the internet, including many health sites (even the NHS’s) and you’ll see them advising carbohydrate-based meals for you. This is the worst possible thing you can do for your condition, even if you eat the oft-touted ‘healthy whole grains’. Why? 

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