Diabetes Primetime: Taking Care Of Our Hearts!

Tuesday February 9th–Taking Care Of Our Hearts…  Heart disease is the most common complication of #diabetes… learn how to prevent it AND what to do after a diagnosis of high blood pressure or high cholesterol on this important episode of Diabetes Primetime! About Diabetes Primetime Diabetes Primetime is a program for people with diabetes, showcasing…

Healthy Mexican Recipes

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE   Black Bean Soup This hearty black bean soup includes extra veggies to increase the fiber as well as some chicken so you get a boost of protein –both the fiber and the protein will keep you feeling full longer.  Yield: Serving size:  Calories: Carbs: Protein: Fat: 7…

Diabetes Primetime: Reset and Re-focus in 2021!

We all set New Year’s Resolutions, but how can we really make them stick? Psychologist Michael Vallis shares how to make 2021 our healthiest year yet… including what to do when we fall off the wagon, how to choose a big diabetes goal, how to not burn out with diabetes and more… For more episodes…

Sleep, Health and Diabetes…

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE Getting enough sleep is critical for overall health… and it’s also important that our sleep be of good quality, meaning that it is uninterrupted and deep.Many of us consider getting enough sleep a luxury, but we really need to think about it as an essential part of daily…

Mocha Fudge Soufflé

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE  Makes 2 soufflés in small ramekin dishes Carbs: 8 grams per serving Calories: 88 per serving Ingredients 2 Tbsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder2 tsp canola or corn oil½ tsp instant coffee dissolved in ½ cup hot waterSugar substitute equivalent to 2 tsp sugar2 tsp brown sugar2 egg whites2 raspberriesDirections Preheat oven…

Diabetes Primetime: Living A Vibrant Life With Diabetes

Just in time for the holidays! Hear why exercise can make such a big difference with blood sugar, why we can’t “outrun a poor diet” and get fantastic ideas for thriving with diabetes! A wonderful interview with Christel Oerum, founder of Diabetes Strong! For more episodes of Diabetes Primetime, click here.

The Diabetes Journey – Maintaining a Steady Course

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE Living with a chronic condition like diabetes is a balancing act. There are many things that need to be juggled—remembering to take medications, working to keep blood sugar numbers in target and thinking about what to eat. In addition, it can be a challenge to manage our own thoughts,…