If you send someone to the store to pick up a half gallon of milk, make sure to be specific. Today the many choices include almond, soy, cashew, coconut, Lactaid or cow’s milk. With all these options, does it really matter which one you choose when you have diabetes.
Back pain is a problem that affects many people including those with diabetes. Often people with diabetes have other conditions that could cause back pain, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia or kidney problems. Discover how to handle back pain when you have diabetes.
I was chatting with a friend this morning about the cost of health care. Her insurance company wants her son to use a generic of his medication. Her son feels he can tell the difference between the generic and the “brand name” medication. It got me thinking. As a veterinarian, […]
Eating the proper foods in the correct amounts are key factors in effective diabetes self-management to avoid blood sugar fluctuations. The hottest food plans in diabetes include low-fat diets, the DASH diet and the Mediterranean diet. Let’s compare them to see how they stack up.
The CDC reports that “more than 1/3 of Americans are currently obese with many more considered in the overweight category”. This comes as no surprise and it is well documented that obesity can increase the risk of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, type 2 diabetes, coronary disease, heart failure and strokes. It is […]