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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
12 'Grab-and-Go' Healthy Snacks That Taste Good

12 'Grab-and-Go' Healthy Snacks That Taste Good

We've all done it—and we all know better—but eating processed snacks when hunger strikes is one of the worst things you can do when you have diabetes. Here are a dozen healthy options and a recipe, too.
May 16, 2017
Getting more gluten-free foods into your diet can be a helpful way to control blood sugar. Here are 12 snack food ideas.
 Cravings: Can You Blame Them? Can You Tame Them?

Cravings: Can You Blame Them? Can You Tame Them?

May 10, 2017
Learning how the cravings affect your weight and how to tame them—yes, it's possible—may help keep your weight healthy—and, by extension, your blood sugar under control.
Artificial Sweeteners or Natural Sugar: Which is Best for People with Diabetes?

Artificial Sweeteners or Natural Sugar: Which is Best for People with Diabetes?

Here's what you need to know to understand the impact of sweeteners—both nutritive and non-nutritive—on your blood sugar.
April 25, 2017
'Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes' by Ginger Vieira and Jennifer C. Smith, RD, CDE

'Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes' by Ginger Vieira and Jennifer C. Smith, RD, CDE

April 11, 2017
Book review of "Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes: Your Month-to-Month Guide to Blood Sugar Management" by Ginger Vieira. Writing as a person with type 1 diabetes and mom of a toddler, Ginger brings real-life insight and practical information to the type 1 reader who is contemplating pregnancy or is already carrying a child. Her co-author, a CDE, provides expertise from the point-of-view of a healthcare professional.
6 Ways to Make Your Diet More Mediterranean

6 Ways to Make Your Diet More Mediterranean

Any international cuisine can be as healthful as the Mediterranean cuisine if you include these staple ingredients in your diet.
April 06, 2017
We've all read about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Here are 6 ways to incorporate more Mediterranean staple foods (nuts, legumes, olive oil, etc.) into you day without going to Greece.
6 Foods that Keep the Weight Off and 4 That  Pack on the Pounds

6 Foods that Keep the Weight Off and 4 That Pack on the Pounds

Calories count when it comes to staying fit and healthy as you age. But so does the quality of the food you eat. Being able to identify poor quality foods will help you steer clear of them and achieve your weight-loss and glucose level goals.
March 30, 2017
To help you reach your weight loss and glucose level goals, learn the difference between poor-quality and high-quality foods. Here are 6 good choices plus 4 to avoid.
6 Ways to Kick Those Carb Cravings to the Curb

6 Ways to Kick Those Carb Cravings to the Curb

When unhealthy food cravings strike, here's what you can do to fight back. Read on for expert tips from a registered dietitian.
March 23, 2017
A registered dietitian shares 6 effective techniques for curbing unhealthy food cravings and keeping your blood sugar well controlled.
10 You-Won't-Miss-the-Sugar Snacks, Plus a Recipe

10 You-Won't-Miss-the-Sugar Snacks, Plus a Recipe

In a world filled with sugar, it's almost impossible to find sugar-free snacks that taste good. Here are 10 options—some you may not have considered before—plus, a recipe for an irresistible and healthy "pie".
March 02, 2017
Food writer and busy mom with prediabetes shares 10 no (and low) sugar snack ideas that satisfy without sending your blood sugar soaring.
Former NBA Superstar Chris Dudley Gives Back to Kids With Diabetes

Former NBA Superstar Chris Dudley Gives Back to Kids With Diabetes

The summer basketball camp for kids with type 1 diabetes
March 01, 2017
Former NBA Player Chris Dudley on being the first player in the NBA with type 1 diabetes. Plus, how he's giving back to the diabetes community.
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