20 Tips For A Healthy 2020!

Tips For A Healthier 2020! In this fabulous episode of Diabetes Primetime, a dietitian shares her suggestions for practical, do-able goals for the New Year and explains why mornings are so important for good health and good diabetes management. Get 2020 started off right with these great ideas! Posted by Diabetes—What To Know on Thursday,…

A Great Morning Starts with a Good Night’s Sleep

By: Madeleine Ortiz Having a meaningful morning often means a happier, healthier day- and according to experts, one of the best ways to ensure you’re starting your day on the right foot is to get a good night’s sleep.  If you’re reading this and thinking, getting a good night’s sleep is easier said than done,…

Taking Medications: Establishing a Routine

By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE Taking  diabetes medicines as prescribed is probably the single most important thing a person can do to manage their diabetes.  Eating a healthy meal plan and getting regular exercise are certainly important – but if someone is not taking their medicines, all the other good things they are doing…

Diabetes Primetime: Reaching Diabetes Goals!

Diabetes Primetime: Reaching Diabetes Goals!Exercise physiologist Monet Bland shares her tips and suggestions on how people with #diabetes can reach their goals. This is a totally inspiring episode of Diabetes Primetime jam-packed with awesome inspiration…Posted by Diabetes—What To Know on Monday, December 9, 2019   Exercise physiologist Monet Bland shares her tips and suggestions on…
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Processed Foods: What to Know

By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Many people don’t realize there’s a difference between processed foods and ultra-processed foods… and in fact, ultra-processed foods make up just over 60% of the total diet of adults in the US! Recently, there have been a number of important research studies from around the world pointing to the…

Developing A Diabetes Sick Day Plan

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE When someone is not feeling well, their blood glucose can go high even if they are eating less than normal.  It is important to have a plan in place to be prepared days when someone is not feeling their best.  Here are examples of situations that are considered…

Maintaining Good Health with Diabetes

By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES The main thing every person with diabetes should know is: it’s possible to live a long, healthy life with diabetes. The key is being proactive, knowing your numbers, and taking action where needed. In addition to keeping track of usual numbers like A1c, cholesterol and blood pressure, we’re going…

Traveling with Diabetes

By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES People with diabetes can enjoy travel and adventures of all kinds! Long-distance flights, cruises, hikes… everything is possible with a little planning.  This guide will help any person with diabetes plan ahead to reduce the risk of any health-related problems and fully enjoy the trip! Before You Go Talk…

Healthy Coping with Diabetes

By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Living with diabetes can feel like a 24/7 job with no vacation. And when you add the challenges of diabetes to the normal stresses of life, it can feel downright overwhelming.  It is important to find healthy ways to cope so you don’t turn to harmful habits like overeating,…