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Insulin:  Its History and Future

Insulin: Its History and Future

Learn about the invention of the life-saving drug insulin, and what the future holds in store.
March 11, 2011
Succinct, easy-to-understand article on the history of insulin as a diabetes treatment. Also explains current insulin types and how they work for people with diabetes.

Diabetes Cooking Tip: Make Your Own Herb Blends

Herb Blends Help Spice Up Diabetic Recipes
March 11, 2011
Dried herbs can add so much flavor to dishes; they can really help you "spice up" diabetic recipes. You can buy herb blends, but it's rather easy to make your own. We explain how to do that in this article. Mix up your own blends and then use them in our diabetic recipes.

Dry Marinade and Rub Recipes for Diabetes

13 Delicious, Diabetes-Friendly Recipes
March 11, 2011
Eating and cooking with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes can be easy and flavorful. Learn how to make easy, delicious, and diabetes-friendly dry marinades and rubs. Try out these recipes at your next barbecue.

Snacks: A Healthy Necessity in a Diabetic Diet

March 11, 2011
Snacks play a very important role in the daily life of a person with diabetes, particularly those with type 1 diabetes and insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes. Snacks can help you avoid hypoglycemia. Article includes list of carb-loaded snacks, as well as recipes for diabetic snacks.

Cruising with Diabetes

March 11, 2011

Fast, Diabetes-friendly Recipes

Use the Microwave for Quick, Healthy Meals
March 11, 2011
Quick, easy, diabetes-friendly recipes you can make in the microwave.
Gifts that Diabetics Will Appreciate

Gifts that Diabetics Will Appreciate

Gifts that Focus on Healthy Living and Healthy Eating
March 11, 2011
Consult this list for gift ideas that a person with diabetes might need or appreciate.
How to Use Fresh Herbs

How to Use Fresh Herbs

Adding Flavor to Diabetes-friendly Dishes
May 01, 2004
Fresh herbs add so much flavor to even the simplest meals, and they're an excellent way to stick to a diabetes-friendly meal plan.
Reduce Stress to Help Your Diabetes

Reduce Stress to Help Your Diabetes

4 super effective techniques to combat stress
April 01, 2004
Stress affects people with both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. When you have diabetes, stress has an impact on your blood glucose levels, so managing stress when you have diabetes is just another way to work on managing your blood glucose levels.

Cooking with Alcohol

Also: Drinking Alcohol When You Have Diabetes
February 01, 2004
Alcohol can affect blood glucose (blood sugar) levels in people with diabetes. Article includes cooking tips for cooking with (or substituting) alcohol in diabetic recipes.