FOLLOW US

Live Well

Sugar Guidelines: Who to Believe? What to Believe?

Sugar Guidelines: Who to Believe? What to Believe?

December 22, 2016
A controversial report on sugar guidelines finds advice varies widely, is based on limited evidence.
Diabetes and Pregnancy: 5 Things I'll Do Differently With Baby #2

Diabetes and Pregnancy: 5 Things I'll Do Differently With Baby #2

As I write this I'm at the start of my 2nd trimester of my 2nd pregnancy. My first born is a healthy toddler and I have lived and learned from the first go round. Here are my tips for staying calm and keeping your blood sugars stable when you have type 1 diabetes and a baby on the way.
December 08, 2016
Pregnant with baby #2, type 1 writer Ginger Vieira on what she'll do differently to keep her blood sugar under control this time around.
Loving Legumes: 12 Delicious Ways to Add Beans to Your Diet

Loving Legumes: 12 Delicious Ways to Add Beans to Your Diet

To celebrate the many health benefits of legumes, also known as pulses, and to promote the variety of reasons and ways they are eaten around the world, the UN General Assembly declared 2016 “The Year of the Pulses.” Join the party before the year is over! Afterall, beans, beans they’re good for your heart—and your blood sugar!
November 30, 2016
Twelve easy and nutritious ways to add more beans to your diet. A nutrition expert explains why blood sugar benefits from eating beans.
Eric & Peety: A True Story of Healing, Inspiration and Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Eric & Peety: A True Story of Healing, Inspiration and Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Learn more about the shelter dog who was waiting to be saved so he could get busy saving Eric's life.
November 11, 2016
At 330 pounds, Eric O'Grey had tried every diet, including Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers, and Nutrisystem. He'd lose some weight, only to regain it all back and then some. But life took an interesting turn for O'Grey after a visit to a naturopathic doctor and a local dog shelter.
Future Blood Sugar Solution: Harness Your Gut Bacteria

Future Blood Sugar Solution: Harness Your Gut Bacteria

October 31, 2016
A growing stack of research suggests that disturbances of your microbiome may play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes.
Avoiding Diabetes Stigma and Guilt

Avoiding Diabetes Stigma and Guilt

How your health care team talks to you can make a big difference in diabetes management, experts say
October 05, 2016
The words your health care team uses when they talk to you about your diabetes or pre-diabetes treatment plan can make a big difference in how well you do, experts say.
Pokemon Go and Other Fun Ways to Move More

Pokemon Go and Other Fun Ways to Move More

Call it exercise in disguise—from at-home dance marathons to kids mobile apps—how to get your cardio on outside of the gym.
September 13, 2016
Experts say the wildly popular virtual reality treasure hunt known as Pokemon Go can help people with type 2 diabetes get more movement into their lives.
Online Diabetes Support Improved Healthy Behaviors

Online Diabetes Support Improved Healthy Behaviors

Diabetes HealthSense, an online government-reviewed resource, helps you better manage diabetes.
August 29, 2016
HealthSense is a program of the National Institutes of Health's National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) started in 2004.
Substitute Healthy Fats for Saturated Fats, Refined Carbs to Reduce Diabetes Risk

Substitute Healthy Fats for Saturated Fats, Refined Carbs to Reduce Diabetes Risk

Review of 100 studies finds replacing saturated fats and carbs with unsaturated fats may reduce risk of getting type 2 diabetes or help manage it.
July 20, 2016
Study results reveal that eating healthy fats, and fewer refined carbs, is tied to better A1c levels.
Bye, Bye Butter Guilt?

Bye, Bye Butter Guilt?

June 29, 2016
Experts found no link between butter and heart disease or overall death, slightly protective link between butter and diabetes. But butter still doesn't get a green light.
MAIN MENU