Diabetes Self-Management Articles

These articles cover a wide range of subjects, from the most basic aspects of diabetes care to the nitty-gritty specifics.

Links not loading properly?

Some of our pages use Portable Document Format (PDF) files, which require Adobe Acrobat Reader. To download Acrobat Reader for free, visit www.adobe.com.

Sign up for our weekly e-mail newsletter and receive a FREE GIFT! Enter your e-mail below.

Learn more

Learn more about diabetes

Links to help you learn more about diabetes.

Ask a diabetes expert
Other diabetes resources
Browse article topics

 

Pressure Check

Return to Article

SUPPLEMENTARY CONTENT

For a pressure cooker to maintain proper pressure during cooking, the gasket (the rubber or silicone ring that fits inside the lid) must seal tightly. To check how well a gasket is sealing, pour 2 cups of water into the cooker and secure the lid. Bring the cooker up to pressure. If water drips down the sides of the cooker, or if the cooker does not reach high pressure, replace the gasket. Be sure to remove the gasket after each use of the pressure cooker and wash it by hand in warm, soapy water. Look for cracks and other signs of wear: Those are signs that the gasket needs to be replaced.

 

 

Return to Prepare Whole Foods Fast!

More articles on Nutrition & Meal Planning

 

 


Statements and opinions expressed on this Web site are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the publishers or advertisers. The information provided on this Web site should not be construed as medical instruction. Consult appropriate health-care professionals before taking action based on this information.

 

 

Eating Well on a Budget
The economic downturn of recent years has been an eye-opener for nearly all Americans. Poverty... Article

Prepare Whole Foods Fast!
Most people with diabetes know that what they eat can have a profound effect on their ability... Article

Does needing to take insulin mean that I've failed at managing my diabetes? Get tip


Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring — Part 3: Smart Monitoring

10 Keys to Long-Term Weight Loss

Take Your Best Shot: Stay Up to Date on Vaccines

Complete table of contents
Get a FREE ISSUE
Subscription questions