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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.
Can I Eat Sushi If I Have Diabetes?

Can I Eat Sushi If I Have Diabetes?

Wildly popular sushi may not be the healthiest option for people with diabetes. Those beautifully-arranged combinations of fish (raw and cooked), sticky rice and seaweed can have surprisingly-high carb counts. Here's how to have your sushi and eat it, too.
October 26, 2017
Sushi can have surprisingly high carb counts. Here's how to eat it without sending your blood sugar soaring.
10 Tricks to Help Your T1D Child Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween

10 Tricks to Help Your T1D Child Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween

For parents and kids with type 1 diabetes, Halloween can be a scary time—and not because of the frightening costumes. Here's how to get through the day without having a blood sugar emergency.
October 25, 2017
A type 1 mom and certified diabetes educator gives her tips for having a healthy, happy Halloween—without any blood sugar emergencies.
Should I Get a Flu Shot if I Have Diabetes?

Should I Get a Flu Shot if I Have Diabetes?

Having type 1 or type 2 diabetes puts you at increased risk of illness because elevated blood sugar weakens the immune system. Getting an annual flu shot is the best way to protect yourself.
October 19, 2017
An expert explains why it's important for people with diabetes—both type 1 and type 2—to receive a flu shot every year.
5 Ways to Eat Bacon Without Overdoing It

5 Ways to Eat Bacon Without Overdoing It

If you have diabetes, bacon just may be the number 1 breakfast bad guy. If you just can't say no, here's how to eat less and still sneak in that fabulous flavor.
October 12, 2017
Bacon and diabetes do NOT go well together but here are some clever ways to substitute that irresistible flavor without putting your health at risk.
Hate Finger Pricks? New FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System May Be Right for You

Hate Finger Pricks? New FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System May Be Right for You

New glucose monitoring device, just approved by the FDA, may mean the end of routine finger sticks.
October 11, 2017
Do you hate pricking your finger to check your blood sugar levels? This new no-prick glucose monitoring system could be right for you.
Kombucha: Is It a Healthy Drink for People with Diabetes?

Kombucha: Is It a Healthy Drink for People with Diabetes?

Kombucha is a fermented tea drink that contains gut-friendly bacteria or probiotics that may aid in digestion and boost the immune system. Kombucha hasn't been extensively studied in humans but lab tests indicate that it may have a positive impact on blood sugar.
October 05, 2017
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