Ten Tips to Calm Cravings!

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE You’re working so hard to eat a little better. Smaller portions.  More fruits and veggies. But there are times when you are just craving something specific to eat.  Usually it’s something sweet or salty. Your inner voices are driving you crazy taunting you with “Go ahead,  you can…

Ask an Endo: Can a person with type 1 become type 2

Question: Can a person diagnosed with type 2 diabetes convert to type 1 diabetes?   Dr. Richard Jackson:  The quick answer is no, but let’s look a little at why many people have this question. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type, comprising over 90% of all people with diabetes. At onset, people with…

Staying Healthy Checklist

Sometimes the demands of managing diabetes can be hard to keep track of. Use this staying healthy checklist as a way to stay on top of the things people with diabetes need to do to maintain good health. It always feel great to check something off the list! Download it here. .

Ask an Endo: Morning Fasting Numbers

Question: Can taking Glipizide and Metformin later in the evening help with morning fasting numbers instead of taking it in morning. I can’t seem to get fasting number down?   Dr. Richard Jackson: The short answer is that it probably won’t make much difference. High fasting glucose numbers are a common concern for people with…

Ask an Endo: Should I take a Statin Medication?

Question: Do you recommend that type 2 diabetics take a statin as a regular course of action – even if weight and cholesterol are in an optimal range? Dr. Richard Jackson:  Statins represent one of the most important medical breakthroughs of the last 50 years. They may be the most studied and safest of any…

8 Questions about Neuropathy Answered by an Endocrinologist

by Dr. Richard Jackson, Endocrinologist What is Neuropathy? Neuropathy is the term doctors use to describe nerve damage.  It occurs when the nerve endings in the body begin to malfunction. Sometimes just a single nerve can be affected, but most commonly in diabetes there is involvement of multiple nerves, usually starting in the feet. This…

What to Know About Diabetes and Processed Foods…

Not all processed foods are created equal… learn how to tell which ones are better for us and get simple swaps for healthier choices from our dietitian in this FABULOUS episode of Diabetes Primetime!Posted by Diabetes—What To Know on Tuesday, November 12, 2019   Not all processed foods are created equal… learn how to tell…

What to Know About Diabetes and Complications…

What To Know About Diabetes Complications Endocrinologist Dr. Yasmin Khan talks about different #diabetes complications, what they are and how to prevent them. Knowledge is power… get smarter and healthier today! Posted by Diabetes—What To Know on Tuesday, October 8, 2019   Endocrinologist Dr. Yasmin Khan talks about different diabetes complications, what they are and…

Annes Tasty Tidbits-Crustless Quiche

  This may be the holiday season, but Type 2 diabetes doesn’t take a day off to celebrate. We deal with it 24/7, 365 days a year – which means we must always be aware of what we’re eating and how we’re treating our bodies. Sleep, exercise, stress, and food all affect our blood sugar…

Diabetes and Sleep What to Know

Diabetes and Sleep: What To Know!!In this FANTASTIC episode of Diabetes Primetime, Adam Brown, author of Bright Spots and Landmines, shares his best tips for people with #diabetes to make better choices for food, exercise and sleep. These are practical, AWESOME suggestions that will help anyone make small changes for a healthier life.Posted by Diabetes—What…