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Soda and Diabetes: Why You Need to Kick the Habit

Soda and Diabetes: Why You Need to Kick the Habit

It's important to be aware of your beverage choices since the average 12-ounce can of cola contains 155 calories and 37 g, or about 3 tablespoons, of sugar. Over time that plays a role in how well you manage your diabetes as well as your overall health.
January 18, 2018
Research suggests a connection between the rise in soda consumption and the obesity epidemic. Here's what you need to know to kick an unhealthy soda habit.
Diabetes Medication Survival Guide: 6 Ways to Stop Side Effects

Diabetes Medication Survival Guide: 6 Ways to Stop Side Effects

An expert gives you tips to help you make the most of your diabetes medications.
January 11, 2018
A pharmacist and diabetes medication expert shares tips for reducing the side effects of diabetes medication and maximizing blood glucose control.
8 Last-Minute Healthy Gift Ideas

8 Last-Minute Healthy Gift Ideas

Thanks to 2-day shipping and plenty of great wellness products, there's still time to give the gift of health this year. Here, top picks from a certified diabetes educator/registered dietician.
December 19, 2017
4 Ways to Enjoy Party Food When You Have Diabetes, Plus Blood-Sugar Friendly Food Ideas

4 Ways to Enjoy Party Food When You Have Diabetes, Plus Blood-Sugar Friendly Food Ideas

There’s no reason to avoid the food and festivities that mark this celebratory season.
December 13, 2017
8 Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Live Better with Diabetes

8 Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Live Better with Diabetes

If you've never investigated the health-related features that come with many smartphones, you may be missing out on some easy ways to improve your diabetes management. Here, some great reasons to check them out.
December 07, 2017
Learn how to use the health apps on your smartphone to help you better manage your diabetes.
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.
Finding Calm in The Chaos And Other Strategies for Living with Less Stress

Finding Calm in The Chaos And Other Strategies for Living with Less Stress

November 07, 2017
A yoga teacher shares wisdom gleaned from her travels on and off the mat.
'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.
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