Season 2, Episode 04: Diabetes and Anorexia – A Candid Discussion

In this episode, Pam speaks with Christelle Haddad, also known as The Butter Queen DXB, about diabetes, anorexia, food and her low-carb dessert business.

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Christelle Haddad is the owner and founder of The Butter Queen DXB: a small business that specializes in making healthy, keto, sugar-free, and low-fat desserts. All of their desserts are diabetes-friendly, and they’re all made with high-quality ingredients and a lot of love.

Christelle stands for faith over fear. She is a true believer in bravery. Her passion is helping to increase awareness about living with diabetes, and supporting those who need guidance on anything related to diabetes.

This drive led to the creation of The Butter Queen DXB, which is the only home-based healthy treats and desserts bakery that offers people with diabetes the freedom and peace of mind to enjoy desserts without worrying about the sugar spikes.

Find Christelle on Instagram: @thebutterqueendxb

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