About ADW Diabetes

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.
May 8, 2018

Testing Your A1c Levels

By | 2018-05-08T08:59:49+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Health & Wellness, Newsletters|1 Comment

The hemoglobin A1C (glycolated hemoglobin/HbA1C) had been used to track longterm control of blood sugars in people with diagnosed diabetes. To decrease confusion, The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and The American College of Endocrinologists shortened the verbiage to just "A1C"

Mar 13, 2018

Sexual Health & Diabetes

By | 2018-03-13T08:50:03+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Diabetes Management|0 Comments

Diabetes is well known to have an affect on the nerve endings in our body as well as the blood vessels. Most times, we think of these complications targeting our feet as in neuropathy, our eyes as in retinopathy or in our kidneys as nephropathy. It is documented that people with diabetes also can experience urological and sexual complications.

Dec 26, 2017

7 Creative New Year Resolutions for People with Diabetes

By | 2017-12-26T12:18:45+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Fitness & Diabetes, Newsletters|0 Comments

As people celebrate the holidays and overindulge, thoughts turn to making better choices during the year ahead. The start of another year often makes people review their current behaviors and consider ways to improve them. Consider a few creative New Year resolutions that could improve your diabetes management and overall well-being.

Oct 10, 2017

Zesty Broccoli Salad

By | 2017-10-10T10:40:17+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh small broccoli florets
  • 1 cup thinly sliced purple onion rings
  • 1/2 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing
  • 2 tablespoons dry-roasted sunflower seeds

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a serving dish and toss to coat well. Refrigerate for 1 – 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. Toss again before serving.

Food Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Fruit, […]

Sep 21, 2017

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

By | 2017-09-21T14:37:51+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Breads & Muffins, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

For low sodium diets, omit the salt.

Ingredients

  • 1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast or 2 1/2 teaspoons
  • 1 teaspoon honey (needed for yeast action)
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm water (110 to 115°F / 45°C) water
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine the flours and salt in a large mixing […]
Sep 21, 2017

Very Veggie Italian Bread Pizza

By | 2017-09-21T14:33:16+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Breads & Muffins, Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (16 ounces) Italian bread
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons light ranch-style dressing
  • 3 medium tomatoes (about 4 ounces each), sliced
  • ¼ medium purple onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 medium portabella mushrooms (about 6 ounces total), thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup small […]
Sep 21, 2017

Vegetable Linguine

By | 2017-09-21T14:04:59+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 (16oz.) can tomatoes
  • 1 (15oz.) can low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 oz. linguine

Directions

  1. In a large sauce pan, add sauté onions, celery, green pepper and garlic […]

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