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Rosemary Black

Health Writer
New York, NY

About Rosemary Black

Rosemary Black is a veteran journalist who has written about food, health, fitness, and parenting for more than 25 years. A former senior editor at Everyday Health, she was food editor for the New York Daily News and Parade's Dash magazine. Rosemary, the author of four cookbooks, has written for and various other websites and magazines. The mom of 7 lives with her family in Westchester County, New York.

Articles Written by Rosemary Black

Diabetes and Depression: How a Psychologist Can Help

When the burden of diabetes starts to take an emotional toll, seeking help from a mental health professional can make a difference.
When the burden of managing diabetes starts to take a toll on your mental health, therapy can help you feel better and improve your blood sugar control.

Could WearingThis Smart Sock Prevent Painful Foot Ulcers, Amputations?

A high-tech sock designed to help people with diabetes avoid diabetic foot ulcers that can lead to amputations has arrived. Could it be right for you?
Learn how a new smart sock that looks and feels like an ordinary sock could help prevent painful foot ulcers and even low limb amputations.

Statins and Diabetes: 6 Myths

If you live with diabetes and your doctor has recommended a statin to reduce your risk of heart disease, you may be feeling anxious about adding a new medication. Learn the facts behind these six common statin myths.
If you are living with diabetes, your doctor may suggest a statin to help reduce the risk of heart disease. Here, 6 common myths about statins.

Diabetes and Heart Disease: The 7 Types of Heart Disease Linked to Diabetes

If you have diabetes, your doctor has probably stressed the importance of taking good care of your ticker. Living with diabetes—type 1 and type 2—puts you at increased risk of developing heart disease. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.
If you have diabetes you're at increased risk for developing heart disease. Here, experts tell you what you need to know and what you can do to prevent it.

Five Foods That Will Never Make You Fat

Wouldn’t it be great if there were foods that you could enjoy without worrying about weight gain? They do exist, and we’re not just talking about carrots and celery! Here are five foods that are recommended by nutrition experts. Enjoy them guilt free!
Here's a list—generated by two diabetes nutrition experts—of 5 foods you can snack on without worrying about weight gain. Learn more.

The Dawn Effect: Tips for Fixing High Morning Blood Sugar

An early morning spike in blood sugar can be a sign of something known as the Dawn Effect. Here's what you can do.
If your blood sugar is abnormally elevated in the morning, you are at an increased risk of long-term complications. Simple strategies can often remedy the problem. Learn more.

Diabetes and Life Expectancy: Tips to Help You Beat the Odds

People with diabetes are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease but experts say it's possible to make changes and improve your outlook. Here are 5 steps you can take now.
Life expectancy is shorter for people with diabetes because they are twice as likely to die from heart-related issues. Here, 5 steps you can take now to beat the odds.

Diabetes and Children: Tips for Managing Blood Sugar During the School Day

Going back to school can feel overwhelming for kids with chronic medical condition because it’s a lot of change all at once. Here, expert advice to help ease the transition for you, your child and the school.
Going back to school can feel overwhelming for kids with chronic medical conditions because it’s a lot of change all at once. Here, expert advice to help ease the transition for you, your child and the school.

Diabetes Cure: A Researcher with Type 1 Works to Understand the Cause of the Disease As a Way to Cure It

Thomas Delong's work investigating the mysteries of the immune system may eventually stop the misguided attack that causes diabetes.
Diabetes researcher Thomas Delong lives with type 1 diabetes. His work to understand what triggers the disease may pave the way to preventing it from developing in the first place. Learn more about his fascinating research.

Gastroparesis: A Complication of Diabetes

What it is and how it's diagnosed and treated in people with diabetes
Gastroparesis affects how you digest and process food, and people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes can develop it. Learn more about gastroparesis including medications that can help with the condition.

Pokemon Go and Other Fun Ways to Move More

Call it exercise in disguise—from at-home dance marathons to kids mobile apps—how to get your cardio on outside of the gym.
Experts say the wildly popular virtual reality treasure hunt known as Pokemon Go can help people with type 2 diabetes get more movement into their lives.

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