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Diabetes and Mental Health: How to Find a Therapist Who Really Gets You

Diabetes and Mental Health: How to Find a Therapist Who Really Gets You

A new training program—and accompanying directory—will help people living with diabetes locate mental health clinicians who understand the complexities of this chronic condition.
May 02, 2018
A new training program and directory will help people with diabetes find mental health professionals who understand their condition.
Finding Diabetes Supplies for Less: 12 Ways To Save Money on Diabetes Supplies and Meds

Finding Diabetes Supplies for Less: 12 Ways To Save Money on Diabetes Supplies and Meds

For a person living with diabetes, medical expenses are more than two times higher than someone who does not have diabetes. Here is expert advice to help you cut costs without cutting quality.
April 30, 2018
Living with diabetes is expensive. Here is expert advice on how to save money managing your blood sugars.
Why You Should Go Nuts for Nuts if You Have Diabetes

Why You Should Go Nuts for Nuts if You Have Diabetes

Here's why you should add nuts to your daily diet. Plus, a one day, diabetes-friendly guide to make your menu nuttier.
April 19, 2018
Prebiotics & Probiotics: Good Bugs For Preventing and Treating Diabetes
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Prebiotics & Probiotics: Good Bugs For Preventing and Treating Diabetes

Gastrointestinal problems ranging from bloating to chronic constipation to stomach-paralyzing gastroparesis are all potential complications of diabetes. The same beneficial bacteria found in prebiotic and probiotic foods that can help alleviate these conditions may also resolve other issues directly associated with high blood sugar, insulin resistance and other conditions directly associated with diabetes. 1,2

April 04, 2018
Bacteria found in probiotic foods may resolve issues associated with high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and other conditions associated with diabetes.
Tart Cherry: Can the Latest Super Juice Improve Your Blood Sugar?

Tart Cherry: Can the Latest Super Juice Improve Your Blood Sugar?

Drinking tart cherry juice has been linked to some significant health benefits including helping your body lower blood sugar more effectively after a meal.
March 15, 2018
Studies have revealed at least eight major health benefits to be gained from drinking tart cherry juice, and some are directly related to diabetes.
Diabetes Management: When It's Okay to See a Nurse for Help

Diabetes Management: When It's Okay to See a Nurse for Help

Should your next diabetes doctor be a nurse practitioner? As the shortage of family doctors in the US increases, nurse practitioners (NPs) are turning up in growing numbers. Here's what they can do to help you improve your blood sugar management.
March 13, 2018
As the shortage of family doctors increases, nurse practitioners (NPs) are turning up in growing numbers in family medicine practices and clinics across the nation. How will this affect your care?
Diabetes and Depression: How a Psychologist Can Help

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.
March 01, 2018
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.
Pasta and Diabetes: 5 Healthy Ways to Eat Pasta

Pasta and Diabetes: 5 Healthy Ways to Eat Pasta

Here's how to put some pasta on your plate without sending your blood sugars soaring!
February 22, 2018
Yes, you can eat pasta if you have diabetes. Here are 5 healthy ways to incorporate it in a blood-sugar friendly way
How to Eat Rice and Beans When You Have Diabetes

How to Eat Rice and Beans When You Have Diabetes

Unfortunately, Hispanics are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than the rest of the population. If you're Hispanic like I am, you probably love your rice, beans, and guacamole. Having diabetes doesn't mean you have to give them up.
February 15, 2018
Being Hispanics increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But it doesn't mean you have to give up cultural favorites like rice and beans. Here's what you need to know.
Diabetes Technology in 2018: Where to Start, What to Know

Diabetes Technology in 2018: Where to Start, What to Know

Advances in technology aimed at making diabetes management simpler and better are plentiful, so where to start?
January 25, 2018
Today's technological advances—aimed at making diabetes management simpler and better—are plentiful. Our experts select 3 of the most promising on the horizon.
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