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Diabetes Friendly Recipes for NEXT St. Patrick’s Day!!

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin pump supplies, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
Living with diabetes doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite holiday foods. There are plenty of diabetes friendly recipes if you want to enjoy a LATE or a VERY EARLY St. Patrick’s Day this year!   Better late than never………Holiday’s celebrated with friends, family and special foods don’t have to be a problem if you… Continue Reading

Diabetes Safe Valentine’s Day Gifts

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin pump supplies, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
Candy gifts on Valentine’s Day may not be best choice for a loved one with diabetes. Here are some ideas on what to give instead.   Stores have been stocked for weeks in anticipation of Valentine’s Day. With this holiday right around the corner, you may be struggling to find the perfect gift if your… Continue Reading

Countdown to New Year’s Eve Party Planning: The Diabetes Friendly Way

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
New Year’s Eve means lots of delicious food. You won’t be left out when you whip up some of these diabetes friendly dishes.     Right before making those New Year’s resolutions to cut back or get into shape it seems everyone indulges on holiday treats. This can be a nightmare if you suffer from… Continue Reading

3 Steps for Living Healthier with Diabetes in the New Year

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin Pumps, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Here are some suggestions for people suffering with diabetes to eat and live heathier in the coming year.   Eating healthy and exercising are common resolutions for many in the New Year, not just for those with diabetes. Although most of us start out with good intentions of living a healthier lifestyle, it’s easy to… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Living with diabetes doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the holidays. Try a few of these recipes to keep your meal plan on track while enjoying your favorite foods.   It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is just a week away! For many of us, that means traveling to see… Continue Reading

New Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Discovered

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Senior diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
Learn all about newly-discovered risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes.   Studies on diabetes continue to produce new information for treatment and prevention. Recent research has uncovered even more risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes, a disease that afflicts tens of millions of people in the U.S. alone. In addition to already-known risk… Continue Reading

Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Diabetes on Halloween

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
Candy may be a big part of Halloween, but that doesn’t mean children with diabetes can’t partake in the holiday. Ghosts, ghouls and goblins aren’t the scariest part of Halloween if your child has diabetes. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American spends more than $20 on Halloween candy, with total national spending… Continue Reading

“Fall” Head Over Heels for these Fall Friendly Foods

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Recipes, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
Here are some great fall foods that taste delicious and can help create a balanced diet for those with diabetes.   Fall weather is here, and thoughts of delicious fall foods like apples, pumpkins and squash come with it. But did you know certain fall foods can help create a balanced diet for those with… Continue Reading

Diabetes Friendly Fall Foods

Posted in Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin Pumps
Don’t miss out on the rich, delicious foods that come along with fall if you suffer from diabetes. Here are some delicious recipes that won’t ruin your diet.   When the cool temperatures of fall blow through the apple orchards and pumpkin patches, our minds and stomachs immediately begin thinking about comfort foods. Often times… Continue Reading

Diabetes in Women: Your Questions Answered

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, Tips for People with Diabetes
Seven common questions relating to diabetes in women.   Like most diseases, diabetes affects each person in a slightly different manner. Just as your body is uniquely yours, so is the diabetes that you manage. And being a woman with the Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes yields yet an additional set of distinct questions.… Continue Reading

Great Diabetes Friendly Recipes to Start a Great Day

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially for those managing diabetes. Get your day started right with these breakfast suggestions.   We’ve heard all our lives that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when you’re also managing diabetes it’s even more important. In order to help your insulin… Continue Reading

Treating Early-Morning High Blood Sugar Levels

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Summertime and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Learn what happens to your blood sugar levels overnight and how you can keep them in check! After a diabetes diagnosis, there is usually a time of education. You learn all about the disease and how it affects your body. Part of that learning curve is discovering when your blood sugar levels tend to be… Continue Reading

Eating Carbs at the END of Your Meal Might Be Good for Your Health

Posted in Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes Statistics, Diet and Diabetes, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
You might want to save that dinner roll for AFTER dinner. A recent study published in the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Care Journal found that eating carbohydrates at the end of your meal could help to reduce glucose and insulin levels. The study was conducted to determine if the order in which different types of… Continue Reading

Diabetes and Your Diet: Separating Fact from Fiction

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin Pumps, Obesity and Diabetes, Summertime and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
As someone living with diabetes, it’s hard to know what information about your diet you should trust. Here are some things you may not know.   If you have diabetes, there’s a lot of information available on the subject, both good and bad. This is especially true when it comes to questions about what you… Continue Reading

Diabetes Friendly Summer Ready Salads

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Obesity and Diabetes, Summertime and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Not all salads are diabetes friendly. Learn a few safe recipes that are delicious and still fit into a diabetes food regimen.     Summertime is here and July 4th barbecues and picnics are around the corner!  With fresh fruits and veggies more available, there are some yummy salads you can make that can be… Continue Reading

Hot Fun and Cool Summer Diabetes Friendly Drinks

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Summertime and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Now you can have hot fun and cool refreshing summer diabetes friendly beverages that have zero calories, no artificial sweeteners and that fit your diabetes plan. While having fun in the hot summer sun you’ll be looking for refreshment that meshes well with your diabetes meal plan. These summer drinks will have your taste buds… Continue Reading

What Triggers Your Blood Sugar to Change

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes, Uncategorized
Having diabetes means watching for blood sugar swings. Find more information on what causes these swings and how to control them.   If you’re living with diabetes, you are more than likely worried about swings in your blood sugar levels. Here is a list of common reasons for these swings. Keep in mind that some… Continue Reading

Six Diabetes Friendly, Easy to Make Meals that Won’t Break the Bank.

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin Pumps, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
  A diabetes diagnosis and the need to eat right go hand in hand. But that doesn’t mean eating has to be dull or expensive. Here are some easy to make, diabetes friendly recipes that taste great and won’t break the bank. Each one will feed a family of four for ten dollars or less… Continue Reading

Can Type 2 Diabetes be Reversed?

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
Read about reversing Type 2 diabetes and find out if it’s possible for you. If you or your loved one has just received a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis, you might wonder if the disease is curable. Or you might ask, is it  at least reversible? The short answer is yes, but such a reversal of… Continue Reading

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Planning

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
Studies indicate that a vegetarian diet encourages a healthy weight and also improves blood sugar control and insulin response for people with Diabetes  A vegetarian diet offers many health benefits for everyone. It promotes a healthy weight and decreases your risk of cardiovascular diseases. Studies indicate that for those managing diabetes, a vegetarian diet also… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about Pre-Diabetes

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
Learn more about pre-diabetes and lifestyle changes that you can make to improve your overall health and reduce your chance of getting diabetes. When you think of pre-diabetes, just consider it a warning sign of sorts. It isn’t a guarantee you’ll later receive a diabetes diagnosis. In fact, it’s quite the opposite since it provides… Continue Reading

Understanding Your Role as a Diabetes Caregiver

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
Quick tips for those getting started as a diabetes caregiver and understanding how to support a loved one with a recent diabetes diagnosis A diabetes diagnosis can be mind-boggling for both patient and caregiver. When you work together, the transition to a healthier lifestyle does not have to be overwhelming. The tips below can help… Continue Reading

Fix it and Forget it Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diet and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
There’s nothing better than coming home to the smell of a home-cooked meal! One great way to do that is to use a crock pot to slow cook all day while you go about work or play. Here are some diabetes-friendly crock pot recipes so you can enjoy the delicious taste of a home-cooked meal… Continue Reading

Avoiding Type 2 Diabetes as an Older Adult

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
The chance of a type 2 diabetes diagnosis increases with age, but it’s never too late to make lifestyle changes to improve your overall health and beat the odds. The older you get your chance of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes increases. Approximately 25 percent of adults over the age of 60 have Type… Continue Reading