Category: Diet & Nutrition

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Our More on Diabetes articles will provide helpful diabetes and health information on topics including diabetes management, exercise, diabetic recipes, diabetes complications, diet and nutrition, pet diabetes and more. Articles are written or reviewed by healthcare professionals who have experience in diabetes and health education.

Fabulous Springtime Food Choices For People With Diabetes

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.

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7 Creative New Year Resolutions for People with Diabetes

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.

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Natural Ways to Combat High Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure

This week in diabetes management sessions, I counseled a 63-year old gentleman who has had type 2 diabetes for 5 years and was being treated with Metformin, 1000mg, twice a day. He never attended diabetes or nutritional education and had very little understanding of proper self care except for taking his “two diabetes pills”.

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Outdoor Grilling, Picnic’s and Summer Fun with Diabetes

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.

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