At Thanksgiving, it’s important to give thanks. And one thing we’re very grateful for here at Diabetes What To Know is the wonderful DOC (Diabetes Online Community). The DOC gives people with diabetes a chance to connect with one another, support each other and share lessons learned. As part of the DOC, Wil Dubois (a […]

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Consumers will spend over $8 billion this year on protein supplements. Due to relatively little oversight or regulation by the FDA for these products, it’s not really clear what is actually IN many of them. To find out, LabDoor (a consumer testing facility—learn more here https://labdoor.com/about recently bought 50 different protein supplements and performed chemistry […]

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The holidays are quickly approaching—and while they can be a time of great fun with loved ones, they can also mean being around a lot of food temptations. The best way to steer clear of potential problems is to make sure you have delicious food around that isn’t tough on your blood sugar. Bring these […]

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Today’s article is an answer to a great question from Type 1 patient Tom from West Virginia—“Wil, in your vast storehouse of knowledge, can you come up with anything good that diabetes does to our bodies? Anything at all? Like, maybe PWD’s are less likely to have excess earwax buildup? I’m just looking for something […]

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Exercise can come in many different shapes and sizes, and here’s a great article from dLife that reminds us that everyday chores have calorie-burning effects too. The more intense the activity, the greater the calorie-burning—for example, shoveling snow burns the same amount calories in fifteen minutes that gardening does in 30 to 45. The good […]

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There have been lots of articles lately about the negative effects of sitting on your health (see the end of this post for a full list). Mayo Clinic provides a really helpful answer from a physician to the question “What are the risks of sitting too much?” And it turns out that the answer is […]

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Interested in exploring a new way to exercise? Riding your bike is a great option and this article from Diabetic Living breaks down all that you need to know to hit the road and start having fun… and burning calories. In this article, you’ll find useful tips on how to find the bike that’s right […]

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Researchers have found that eating two cups of wild blueberries regularly can help prevent metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that include diabetes, obesity, low levels of good cholesterol and high blood pressure. This is not the first study to suggest that blueberries of all kinds are packed with benefits—this study revealed that blueberries may […]

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Trying to figure out what to do with the numbers you get from your blood glucose meter? WebMD offers a pretty neat blood glucose tracking tool here. You can input the values from your meter and start seeing the patterns behind your data. Diabetes management starts with your meter—your data can tell you how different […]

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When you find out you have diabetes, it’s easy to feel lonely and isolated. Fortunately, the internet can help! There are many relevant websites and communities where Type 2s all over the country can connect and talk about challenges, successes, products and lessons learned. This is the first of a series that will preview different […]

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