Jul 25, 2019

Being Ready for the Hurricane Season with Diabetes

By |2019-07-25T13:49:02-04:00Updated: July 25th, 2019|General Information|0 Comments

Hurricanes, also known as cyclones or typhoons in other parts of the world, is overwhelming, especially when you have diabetes; with diabetes, you have added challenges to consider during natural disasters. Hurricanes consist of heavy rains, swirling winds, storm surges, floodwaters and possible loss of power. It is crucial for you to have your diabetes supplies, […]

Jun 19, 2019

Why Anger and Stewing Can Mess With Diabetes

By |2019-06-19T15:27:26-04:00Updated: June 19th, 2019|Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

It seems diabetes and anger may go hand-in-hand. Dealing with diabetes can make people feel angry and anger may result in blood sugar elevations. “Anger and frustration foster risk taking by impacting self-regulation and can make things even worse.” Discover why anger and stewing can mess with your diabetes.

Why is Anger Related to Diabetes?

From the initial […]

Apr 17, 2018

Endocrinologist – Why See One?

By |2018-06-18T10:02:55-04:00Updated: April 17th, 2018|Diabetes Management, General Information, Newsletters|0 Comments

There is more to treating diabetes than checking blood sugars with a glucose meter and keeping your blood sugar levels within a specific range. Most people with diabetes have a health care team in place to help them manage their care. Discover when and why you should see an endocrinologist with diabetes as they, too, should be part of your health care team.

Mar 13, 2018

Sexual Health & Diabetes

By |2018-03-13T08:50:03-04:00Updated: 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 |2017-12-26T12:18:45-04:00Updated: 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 |2017-10-10T10:40:17-04:00Updated: 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 |2017-09-21T14:37:51-04:00Updated: 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 […]