Diabetes Diet and Nutrition

Sep 22, 2022

Type 2 Diabetes: Tips & Tricks

By Roberta Kleinman|2022-09-22T15:05:37-04:00Updated: September 22nd, 2022|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, General Information|0 Comments

Coping with type 2 diabetes may cause frustration, but once you learn the “how’s and why’s”, you may be surprised at how well you can do along with added care and information from your diabetes team. Diabetes is a chronic disease and can be challenging for anyone, everyone and possibly even you! These feelings are normal, […]

Aug 31, 2022

A1C: Questions from a Diabetes Practice

By Roberta Kleinman|2022-08-31T11:38:21-04:00Updated: August 31st, 2022|Dental Health, Diet & Nutrition, General Information|0 Comments

Why does my A1C continue to go up even though I made no changes to my care?

This month we have received some interesting questions concerning diabetes and how it ultimately affects you. Many of you have challenges trying to control and maintain your blood sugars and your A1C level. By keeping your A1C number managed, you […]

Jun 22, 2021

Weight Loss: More Than 20 Easy Habits

By Roberta Kleinman|2022-02-23T14:50:14-05:00Updated: June 22nd, 2021|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Fitness & Diabetes|1 Comment

Attempting to utilize weight loss techniques and strategies can be overwhelming, especially when you also have diabetes. “Roughly 42% of adults in the US live with obesity and another 38% live with being overweight.” Feeling hungry all the time can happen when you make irrational changes to your present eating plan. Binge eating and constant snacking […]

Apr 19, 2021

Foods & Snacks – Diabetes Friendly and Interesting!

By Roberta Kleinman|2022-02-23T16:19:17-05:00Updated: April 19th, 2021|Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness|1 Comment

After a year of limited access to outside activities including doing your own food shopping and all your adventures to big box stores, things are finally changing for the better. Many of you have been vaccinated for COVID-19. Two full weeks after vaccination allows you more mobility if you continue the rules of social distancing, mask […]

Apr 6, 2021

Vegetarian or Vegan?

By Roberta Kleinman|2022-02-23T14:37:04-05:00Updated: April 6th, 2021|Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Approximately 2% of adults in the US are vegans and 5% consider themselves vegetarian. New research states, “Red meat intake increases insulin resistance and the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes”. People with diabetes always want to know “what to eat or not eat” to help control blood sugars and weight. There is no one best […]

Mar 31, 2021

GI, Tummy Problems, and Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2021-03-31T12:56:46-04:00Updated: March 31st, 2021|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

With diabetes the most common complications usually discussed involve the cardiovascular system: the heart and blood vessels. Diabetes elevates the risks of heart attack, stroke and peripheral vascular disease. People with diabetes can also have complications in their kidneys, eyes and feet. These are related to nerve ending problems. The GI (gastrointestinal tract) is not a […]

Mar 25, 2021

Obesity and Diabetes: Today’s Basic Challenges

By Roberta Kleinman|2022-02-23T15:39:13-05:00Updated: March 25th, 2021|Diet & Nutrition, Fitness & Diabetes, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Obesity is one of the biggest health problems in the world with over 90 contributing factors. There is no single solution to prevent obesity. In 2013, it was finally recognized as a true “illness or disease”. Obesity is one of the top risk factors in developing type 2 diabetes. “Diabetes is 93% higher when you have […]

Mar 22, 2021

New Year, New Diabetes Questions

By Roberta Kleinman|2022-02-23T16:21:53-05:00Updated: March 22nd, 2021|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

It’s a new year and hopefully you are actively setting up new and realistic goals concerning your diabetes. Diabetes self-management can be challenging, but it is the only way to make sure you reduce your future complications and live a healthier life. Diabetes remains a “life-long disease”, yet diabetes self-management classes are still not considered mandatory […]

Feb 4, 2021

Your Blood Sugar Readings: Be a Detective!

By Roberta Kleinman|2022-02-23T17:50:53-05:00Updated: February 4th, 2021|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Fitness & Diabetes, Type 1|0 Comments

It is easy to understand why your blood sugars spike high after eating 2 or 3 sugar coated donuts when you have diabetes. Too much empty sugar from cookies, candy and pies lead to elevated numbers. With diabetes you do not have the insulin needed to regulate your blood sugars. Unfortunately, there are many other unsuspecting […]

Oct 26, 2020

Your Immune System – How Do You Support it This Fall Season?

By Roberta Kleinman|2020-10-26T14:46:53-04:00Updated: October 26th, 2020|Diet & Nutrition, Fitness & Diabetes, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

The fall season should raise your concern for developing flu, bronchitis, pneumonia, the common cold – and of course we are still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Daily, our bodies encounter billions of germs – some of which are beneficial and some that can be dangerous. Healing after a viral, bacterial infection or surgery is difficult […]

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