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Five Foods That Will Never Make You Fat

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!
April 30, 2019
Here's a list—generated by two diabetes nutrition experts—of 5 foods you can snack on without worrying about weight gain. Learn more.
Ketogenic Diet and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Ketogenic Diet and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Keto diets are hot but is keto the way to go if you live with diabetes?
April 18, 2019
How to Take An Insulin Pump Break

How to Take An Insulin Pump Break

Even if you love managing your diabetes using an insulin pump there are good reasons to take a break from wearing it.
April 09, 2019
A type 1 and long-time insulin pump wearer summons up the courage to take a break from the device and manage her diabetes with multiple daily injections.
Blood Sugar Levels: When It's a Good Idea for T2Ds to Test Their Glucose

Blood Sugar Levels: When It's a Good Idea for T2Ds to Test Their Glucose

An endocrinologist interprets the findings of a recent study and explains the reasons why some people with type 2 diabetes should test their glucose regularly.
April 03, 2019
An endocrinologist explains when it's a good idea for people with type 2 diabetes to test their blood sugar.
Diabetes and Ecotherapy: Could a Walk in Nature ImproveYour Blood Sugar?

Diabetes and Ecotherapy: Could a Walk in Nature ImproveYour Blood Sugar?

Research suggests spending time outside has measurable benefits for your mental and physical wellbeing. Learn more.
April 03, 2019
Science confirms that spending time in nature is good for your mental and physical wellbeing and your blood sugar, too. Learn more.
Do You Have Trypanophobia (Fear of Needles)? 7 Tips to Help You Conquer It

Do You Have Trypanophobia (Fear of Needles)? 7 Tips to Help You Conquer It

Cringing at the thought of doing a finger prick or injection isn't good, especially when you have diabetes. Experts suggest how to conquer that fear once and for all.
March 20, 2019
Having a phobia about needles could compromise your care when you live with diabetes. Here, expert tips to conquer trypanophobia.
Why Coffee is Bad for You Plus Tips for Ordering a Diabetes-Friendly Cup

Why Coffee is Bad for You Plus Tips for Ordering a Diabetes-Friendly Cup

Americans are obsessed with coffee but few people drink it black. Added fat and sugar from the syrups and sweeteners we use pose significant health risks. Here are healthy ways to enjoy caffeine.
March 13, 2019
A registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator explains coffee's impact on your blood sugar offers tips for ordering healthy coffee drinks and shares 2 diabetes-friendly coffee recipes.
Quinoa and Diabetes: 7 Ways to Eat It and 5 Reasons Why You Should

Quinoa and Diabetes: 7 Ways to Eat It and 5 Reasons Why You Should

This versatile “super grain” can help you manage your blood sugar and blood pressure and is easy to incorporate into a diabetic meal plan.
March 07, 2019
A diabetes nutrition expert makes the case for quinoa, shares her favorite ways to eat it and gives reasons why you should incorporate it into your diet.
Insulin Prices: How Trump’s Proposal Aims to Lower Drug Costs

Insulin Prices: How Trump’s Proposal Aims to Lower Drug Costs

Complaints from patients and diabetes advocacy groups about the high cost of insulin are finally being addressed. Earlier this week Eil Lilly announced plans to sell Humalog at half price. Here's how we got here and a summary of how the current administration plans to lower drug costs.
March 06, 2019
A pharmacist and dad to two type 1 children explains why insulin is so expensive in the US and what the Trump Administration is planning to do about it.
The Best Cold and Flu Medicines to Take if You Have Diabetes: A Pharmacist Explains

The Best Cold and Flu Medicines to Take if You Have Diabetes: A Pharmacist Explains

Ah choo! 'Tis the season for sickness. If you have diabetes it's important to be aware of the ingredients in over-the-counter medications that could impact your blood sugar. Here, a pharmacist recommends good choices for you.
February 27, 2019
If you have diabetes it's important to be aware of the ingredients in over-the-counter medications that can impact your blood sugar. Here, a pharmacist recommends good choices for you.
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