It’s almost the end of 2014– the holidays are over, but you may still be dealing with the aftermath of the chaos and the excitement! On days like today, it’s good to remember that managing stress is a REALLY important part of managing diabetes and keeping your blood sugar under control. Today’s article is actually […]

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It’s a few days after Christmas and if you’re like most Americans, you probably enjoyed some of your favorite foods during the holidays. That’s not something to worry about– the most successful dieters report that they regularly indulge in treats. The key is what happens now– and that’s where this great article from Diabetes Self-Management […]

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It’s a special addition of Recipe Saturday for people with diabetes because it’s the day after Christmas and if you’re like most Americans, you’re worn out from all the holiday cooking! Rather than revert to fast food or unhealthy food just because it’s easy, here’s a list of some simple five-ingredient recipes that are fantastic […]

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One of the characteristics of type 2 diabetes is insulin resistance, which means that your body doesn’t use insulin properly. That’s why foods that require large amounts of insulin (like many foods that are high in carbohydrates) for your body to process are really challenging for people with diabetes. Eating too many foods that are […]

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Type 2 diabetes has traditionally been called adult-onset diabetes to distinguish it from type 1 diabetes (originally called “juvenile diabetes” because people with type 1 are usually diagnosed as children). However, a disturbing trend is making that term less relevant as more and more children are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The number of […]

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We’ve written a lot recently about how the holidays can derail even the best diabetes management plans– stress, more temptations on the food front , and maybe less time to exercise than usual with holiday and family activities can all wreak havoc on blood sugar levels. So, we’re back with a link to another article […]

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We all have our favorite foods we love to indulge in during the holidays… but unfortunately, many of them aren’t so great from a blood sugar perspective for people with diabetes. Diabetic Living to the rescue! Here you’ll find recipes that have been modified to be better choices for people with diabetes– and they include […]

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Did you know that one avocado has almost half of your recommended daily fiber intake? That’s an impressive (and delicious) way to get some fiber in your diet and help manage your blood sugar. Fiber can help moderate the rise of your blood sugar that can occur when you eat carbs. That’s why choosing foods […]

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Anyone who’s ever tried eating healthier knows that one of the keys is learning how to manage food cravings. Especially at this time of year, there are many, many temptations around– in the form of holiday parties, ever-present treats at the office, or just being constantly bombarded with advertisements for holiday-related food and desserts. Learning […]

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It’s the middle of December and the holidays (between Thanksgiving, holiday parties, and the actual celebration days themselves) are in full swing. How should people with diabetes try to keep up their diabetes management amid all the craziness? This great article from Diabetes Self-Management columnist Amy Campbell lays out the most common pitfalls of the […]

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