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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Spiking Your Blood Sugar

How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Spiking Your Blood Sugar

November is not only a time to give thanks, it’s also National Awareness Diabetes Month. This year, gobble up a guilt-free holiday meal with some recipe tweaks and simple food swaps. Here are 10 ideas from a registered dietitian.
November 15, 2017
Here are 10 ways to enjoy Thanksgiving without wrecking your blood sugar. Simple recipe tweaks, food swaps, and other ideas from an RD/CDE.
Diabetes Type 3c?

Diabetes Type 3c?

Little-known diabetes type—caused by pancreas-related problems—is often misdiagnosed and mistreated a new UK study finds
November 08, 2017
Pancreatic inflammation or other pancreas problems can trigger type 3c diabetes—a new type of diabetes that generally requires insulin. Learn more.
7 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

7 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

Americans love snacking—especially at work. Here are some expert tactics for avoiding weight-gain during the Holiday season.
November 08, 2017
A registered dietitian tells you how to avoid weight gain during the holiday season. Healthy snacking may be the key.
Prediabetes Diet: The Ultimate Plan to Avoid Diabetes

Prediabetes Diet: The Ultimate Plan to Avoid Diabetes

Want to avoid diabetes? Here's an easy-to-follow healthy eating plan that can help without making you feel deprived.
November 01, 2017
A registered dietitian tells you how to eat to prevent a prediabetes diagnosis from turning into full-blown type 2 diabetes.
'The Clever Gut Diet' by Dr. Michael Mosley (Atria Books)

'The Clever Gut Diet' by Dr. Michael Mosley (Atria Books)

New book offers 'inside' information about the remarkable role of the gut and how it influences your mood, weight and immune system.
November 01, 2017
Type 2 writer Nancy Sayles reviews "The Clever Gut Diet" by Dr. Michale Mosley, a new book about the remarkable way the gut influences our mood, weight and immune system.
Can I Eat Sushi If I Have Diabetes?

Can I Eat Sushi If I Have Diabetes?

Wildly popular sushi may not be the healthiest option for people with diabetes. Those beautifully-arranged combinations of fish (raw and cooked), sticky rice and seaweed can have surprisingly-high carb counts. Here's how to have your sushi and eat it, too.
October 26, 2017
Sushi can have surprisingly high carb counts. Here's how to eat it without sending your blood sugar soaring.
10 Tricks to Help Your T1D Child Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween

10 Tricks to Help Your T1D Child Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween

For parents and kids with type 1 diabetes, Halloween can be a scary time—and not because of the frightening costumes. Here's how to get through the day without having a blood sugar emergency.
October 25, 2017
A type 1 mom and certified diabetes educator gives her tips for having a healthy, happy Halloween—without any blood sugar emergencies.
Should I Get a Flu Shot if I Have Diabetes?

Should I Get a Flu Shot if I Have Diabetes?

Having type 1 or type 2 diabetes puts you at increased risk of illness because elevated blood sugar weakens the immune system. Getting an annual flu shot is the best way to protect yourself.
October 19, 2017
An expert explains why it's important for people with diabetes—both type 1 and type 2—to receive a flu shot every year.
5 Ways to Eat Bacon Without Overdoing It

5 Ways to Eat Bacon Without Overdoing It

If you have diabetes, bacon just may be the number 1 breakfast bad guy. If you just can't say no, here's how to eat less and still sneak in that fabulous flavor.
October 12, 2017
Bacon and diabetes do NOT go well together but here are some clever ways to substitute that irresistible flavor without putting your health at risk.
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