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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?
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.
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.
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