It’s January and for most people that means that starting the New Year with goals for a healthier 2019. The reality is that less than 8% of us will actually keep our health-related resolutions… that seems crazy so we did some research about what helps people actually achieve their goals. Here are some […]
September 4th, 2018
By: Dr. Richard Jackson, MD Vitamin D is everywhere these days, and in more ways than one. It is literally everywhere, as our main source of vitamin D comes from exposure to the sun. We also get some vitamin D from the supplementation of milk and some cereals. Vitamin D is crucial for bone […]
June 26th, 2018
We’ve got delicious, healthy and diabetes friendly recipes for you. You will be sure to WOW the crowd with these summer dishes. Download them here.
May 22nd, 2018
by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE Serving Size: 2 Tbsp: Calories: 65 Carbs: 5 grams Fat: 5 grams Protein: 1.5 grams Ingredients 1 large roasted beet (about 1 cup chopped) 1 15-oz can chickpeas (rinsed) ¼ cup tahini ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 1-2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground […]
Question: Can a person diagnosed with type 2 diabetes convert to type 1 diabetes? Dr. Rich 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 type 2 […]
April 26th, 2018
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.
April 16th, 2018
If you are looking for diabetes compatible snack ideas, download our snack guide. Each recommendation has about 15 grams of carbs and most include a little protein or fat (or both) to help you feel full. If your blood glucoses are running a little high and you are still hungry for a snack, choose something very […]
April 16th, 2018
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 diabetes […]
March 25th, 2018
From the amazing Dr. Bill Polonsky, here’s some essential information for people with diabetes– The Emotional Side of Diabetes: 10 Things You Need To Know. Click on the link to download the PDF and enjoy!
March 22nd, 2018
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 […]