The Ups and Downs of Diabetes

Diabetes Primetime: Managing The Ups and Downs of Diabetes Here's what we cover on this amazing episode of Diabetes Primetime: 1) Why we don’t need to be perfect to have well-managed diabetes đź’Ż2) Why diabetes is not anyone's fault.🗣️3) What the number one predictor of diabetes burnout is. 🎢Don't miss this one… so much great…

At Home Meditations

Medical experts agree that learning how to manage stress is a key tool for good diabetes management and a healthier life. There are several different stress management techniques that have been shown to be effective— physical activity, meditation and breathing exercises are all good options. Meditation in particular is a really useful skill for anyone who is trying to be healthier. Researchers from John…

Carb Counting: What To Know

Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE What is it? Carbohydrate (or carb) counting is a method of meal planning where you keep track of the grams of carbs you eat at each meal and snack.  There are two ways to carb count… Option 1: Consistent. This method is recommended for people who take the same dose…

Better Mornings: The HOW!

Having a morning routine that prioritizes health can lead to better diabetes management, but how do we start developing the habits that start our day off right? The reality is that when we want to change anything in our lives, the first step is becoming aware of what things are currently like. That means we…

Choosing Healthy Foods… What’s in a Dietitian’s Pantry?

Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE A healthy eating plan begins with making sure you’ve got good options to choose from at home.  In some cases, I’ve listed brand names in italics, but know that we don’t endorse any of these brands. They are included to give you some examples of good options… Choose (More) Comments…

Diabetes Primetime: Why Mornings Matter!

Why Mornings Matter! Learn how to develop healthy habits in the morning that will make good health and better diabetes management easier!! Posted by Diabetes- What To Know on Wednesday, February 12, 2020   Learn how to develop healthy habits in the morning that will make good health and better diabetes management easier!!  

UPDATE: Diabetes Educators are now Diabetes Care and Education Specialists!

We want you to be among the first to know, that there is a change in the professional name of the healthcare professionals who work with you to manage your diabetes.  Hopefully in your journey with diabetes, you’ve come in contact with nurses, dietitians and pharmacists – who refer to themselves as a “diabetes educator”.…