Diabetes Diet and Nutrition

Apr 18, 2019

Fabulous Springtime Food Choices For People With Diabetes

By |2019-04-18T15:49:09-04:00Updated: April 18th, 2019|Diet & Nutrition, Newsletters|4 Comments

Healthful meal planning is one of the main priorities for diabetes control. You need to understand the basics of a diabetes food plan since there is no one specific "diabetes diet." No health professional will give you a "tear off diet sheet" for eating with diabetes. If they do, find another reputable source for diabetes nutritional information.

Apr 11, 2019

Basics on Vitamins & Supplements

By |2019-04-11T15:01:41-04:00Updated: April 11th, 2019|Diet & Nutrition, Newsletters, Vitamins & Supplements|10 Comments

According to the CDC, over 50% of American adults continue to take vitamins and supplements, even though multiple studies suggest they are often “unnecessary or harmful”. A study by The Atlantic, published in 2013, showed that supplements “may shorten your life span”. Women tend to purchase and take supplements more than men. The studies keep changing, […]

Apr 4, 2019

GMO Foods and How They Affect Diabetes

By |2019-04-04T15:50:16-04:00Updated: April 4th, 2019|Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness|1 Comment

One of the buzzwords in the food growing industry is GMO’s. It seems everyone is talking about whether GMO’s are good or bad for your health. Discover more about GMO foods and how they may affect you and your diabetes.

What are GMO’s?

The term GMO stands for “genetically modified organisms”, or bio-engineered foods. Plants are manipulated by […]

Aug 2, 2018

Top 10 Health Numbers that Matter to You

By |2018-08-10T10:27:44-04:00Updated: August 2nd, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, General Information, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|0 Comments

Various numbers are thrown around when it comes to your health, whether it is at your physician’s office, at the gym or in the department store. Certain numbers have more meaning than others and can really give you some indication of your overall health.

It is important not to obsess about the values but learn what they […]

Jul 3, 2018

Outdoor Grilling, Picnic’s and Summer Fun with Diabetes

By |2018-07-03T08:33:13-04:00Updated: July 3rd, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|0 Comments

Summertime is now in full swing and you should be enjoying the rewarding and exciting experiences of the season. Some of the favorite activities discussed by our diabetes management patients are the outdoor Grilling, BBQ or a lazy afternoon picnic at the park or beach with friends or at a family reunion. Having diabetes or another chronic condition should make you think more about proper planning.

Mar 6, 2018

Easter, Diabetes and Sugar Cravings

By |2018-03-08T10:13:27-04:00Updated: March 6th, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Gestational, Health & Wellness, Newsletters, Pre-Diabetes, Type 1|1 Comment

Walking into the stores you see enormous chocolate bunnies, marshmallow /caramel filled Easter eggs (or chicks), sugar laden Easter peeps in yellow, green and pink along with a wide assortment of colored jelly beans or gummy bunnies all in preparation for the Easter Holiday.

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