Weekly Newsletter

Which Food is Healthier With Diabetes? - Food Trades

Food Trades That Can Increase Your Health

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 […]

Kidney Stone

Kidney Stones and Diabetes

Kidney stone formation seems to be more prevalent during the summer season due to the weather being hot and dry. Many people suffer from dehydration during the summer months and dehydration can increase the risk of minerals to crystallize in the kidneys of certain individuals. According to a report in […]

Food Pyramid - Nutrients

Winning Combinations of Nutrients and Foods

It is always in the best interest of a patient with diabetes to eat a well balanced diet with healthy food choices of a variety of vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins. This also includes eating on a schedule and not skipping any meals. Depending on your specific medication regimen […]

Summer Tips

Diabetes Friendly Summer: Tips, Tips & More Tips

Summertime is here and it can be easy to stay well with a few tips to keep you focused on your general health and diabetes. Summer heat can be a big problem when you take diuretics or heart medicines which are common for people with diabetes. Uncontrolled blood sugars are […]

food choices - protein

Certain Food Choices May Not Be Good For Your Health

At ADW diabetes, we usually write about and recommend foods that should be included in your daily diet since they contain multiple nutrients and possible benefit in further controlling your blood sugars. Today’s focus will be on foods you may want to rethink before eating, especially in large quantities. As […]