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Is a Vegetarian Diet Better for Diabetes?

Is a Vegetarian Diet Better for Diabetes?

Research suggests that well planned, vegetarian diets that are rich in whole grains, fiber, legumes, nuts, and unsaturated fats can help improve blood sugar and may even prevent diabetes. Here, a registered dietitian and type 1 tells you what you need to know.
September 07, 2017
Learn how a vegetarian diet can improve diabetes and how to safely follow one from a registered dietitian with type 1 diabetes.
An Expert's Guide to Being Prepared Before Disaster Strikes

An Expert's Guide to Being Prepared Before Disaster Strikes

Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and blizzards can destroy communities and take lives. Living with diabetes adds an extra layer of challenges. Here's what you need to know from an EMT who has type 1 diabetes.
August 31, 2017
A former EMT with type 1 diabetes tells you what you need to know to be prepared in the event of a natural disaster.
How to Eat Healthy at 10 Top Fast-Food Chains

How to Eat Healthy at 10 Top Fast-Food Chains

Yes, it's possible to have nutritious meals (that won't send your blood sugar soaring) at many of today's fast-food restaurants. A registered dietitian tells you how.
August 30, 2017
A registered dietitian helps you make healthy choices at 10 top fast food chains.
Managing Type 1 Diabetes: Stories and Tips from Those Who Are Type 1 of a Kind

Managing Type 1 Diabetes: Stories and Tips from Those Who Are Type 1 of a Kind

Need help with the management of type 1 diabetes? Read our inspirational stories and tips on balancing blood sugar levels and controlling diabetes symptoms from other amazing people with type 1 diabetes.
August 10, 2017
Need help with the management of type 1 diabetes? Find inspirational stories and tips on balancing blood sugar levels and controlling diabetes symptoms here.
Watch Your Language: Helping a Loved One Manage Diabetes May Be a Matter of Words

Watch Your Language: Helping a Loved One Manage Diabetes May Be a Matter of Words

August 07, 2017
To help loved ones living with diabetes, experts say words matter. Avoid further stigmatizing them by choosing the right language. Using non-judgmental words can actually motivate healthy changes. Here's how.
How Low Can You Go? Expert Advice On the Keto and Other Low-Carb Diets and Diabetes

How Low Can You Go? Expert Advice On the Keto and Other Low-Carb Diets and Diabetes

Can blood sugar be better managed by following a ketogenic diet? An expert explains the benefits and the risks.
July 26, 2017
Keto diets may be trending as an "easy" way to lose weight fast. Learn what the research shows and why dietitians and other experts aren't big fans of low-carb eating.
How to Get Better Blood Sugar Readings: 7 Tips

How to Get Better Blood Sugar Readings: 7 Tips

When you monitor your blood sugar at home, many factors play into the accuracy and usefulness of your readings. Follow these 7 tips for better glucose monitoring.
June 23, 2017
When you monitor your blood sugar at home, many factors play into the accuracy and usefulness of your readings. Follow these 7 tips for better glucose monitoring.
How to Eat More Plants

How to Eat More Plants

Surprise! Eating a plant-based diet is about eating more food, not less! Here's a practical guide to help you start eating more plants today and a recipe for a hearty, healthy grain salad.
June 07, 2017
6 Delicious Diabetes-Friendly Smoothies

6 Delicious Diabetes-Friendly Smoothies

Not all smoothies are created equal, but these fit the bill when it comes to good nutritional balance. Check out these easy recipes and whip up some colorful nutrition you can drink today! Oh, and they won't cause your blood sugar to spike either.
May 26, 2017
Want to Lose Weight? Finding the Right Diet for Your Lifestyle is Key, Experts Say

Want to Lose Weight? Finding the Right Diet for Your Lifestyle is Key, Experts Say

If you want to lose weight, you're more likely to be successful if you select an eating plan that works with your lifestyle. Here, experts weigh in on three popular diets—Mediterranean, Vegetarian and Low Carb— and how to pick the right one for you.
May 25, 2017
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