Diabetes Self-Management Blog
Amy Campbell

Color Me Healthy

When was the last time you gave some thought to color? Maybe you were trying to decide if that pink blouse goes with that orange skirt. There’s more to color than just decorating or assembling an outfit, however. The choice of color can affect your health and your mood…

Scott Coulter

Misinformation

There’s a lot of misinformation out there. Some of it is benign, some of it is irritating, and some of it is downright dangerous. This is a story about the dangerous kind…

Diane Fennell

Acupuncture Improves Diabetic Gastroparesis

“Needleless” acupuncture can provide relief for people dealing with diabetic gastroparesis, according to new research recently presented at the 2013 Digestive Disease Week meeting in Orlando, Florida. As many as 50% of people with diabetes will develop gastroparesis…

David Spero

Magic Melon for Diabetes

I spent the last three weeks writing about low-carb eating. But at least one fruit, called bitter melon, seems to be a powerful treatment for diabetes, even if you do eat a lot of carbs…

David Spero

Magnesium: The Forgotten Healer

Based on information from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), magnesium is practically a wonder drug. Yet few people know about it…

Amy Campbell

More “Miracle” Supplements…?

Love him or hate him, you have to admit that Dr. Oz really knows how to get people talking about health and nutrition, which is a good thing, I guess. He’s definitely increased awareness. But it does seem, at times, that he maybe goes overboard a little in his promotion of certain foods and supplements…

David Spero

Crying as Medicine

David Spero

Change Your Environment

David Spero

Carbs, Diabetes, and Your Gut

David Spero

Diabetes? Start Vinegar Now!

David Spero

Tibetan Medicine Worth a Look

David Spero

Cats or Dogs — Which is Healthier?

David Spero

Touch as Medicine

David Spero

New Research on the Pleasure Cure

David Spero

Cinnamon and Other Herbal Remedies

David Spero

News Roundup

Amy Campbell

CoQ10: A Supplement Whose Time May Have Come

David Spero

Discrimination and Diabetes

Eric Lagergren

Switching Pharmacies Is Hard on the Heart

David Spero

Stress, Inflammation, Diabetes

David Spero

Too Many Drugs

David Spero

Furry Medicine

Amy Campbell

How Many Diabetes Educators Can You Fit Into One Convention Center?

Amy Campbell

Vitamin D: Is It a Miracle? (Part 2)

Amy Campbell

Vitamin D: Is It a Miracle? (Part 1)

Amy Campbell

Stevia: A Sweetener Shrouded in Mystery and Debate

David Spero

Power Naps, Health Naps

David Spero

What’s Your Motivation?

David Spero

Do You CAM?

David Spero

Grab Some Z’s

Tara Dairman

Cinnamon—Not So Useful?

Amy Campbell

Super Fruits: Can One A Day Keep the Doctor Away? (Part 2)

David Spero

Say the Magic Word

Amy Campbell

Super Fruits: Can One a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

David Spero

I Need Some Rest

Amy Campbell

Pycnogenol: Antioxidant Superstar? (Part 2)

Eric Lagergren

On Keeping a Diabetes Journal

David Spero

Laugh With Me

Amy Campbell

Pycnogenol: Antioxidant Superstar? (Part 1)

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: Spiritual Self-Care and the Use of Prayer

Tara Dairman

FDA Issues New Supplement Rules

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: Meditation and the Art of Diabetes Self-Management

Tara Dairman

Chromium Supplements Show Little Benefit in New Study

Joe Nelson

Heal Thy Self

Amy Campbell

Fabulous Fish Oil Findings: Part 3

Amy Campbell

Fabulous Fish Oil Findings: Part 2

Amy Campbell

Fabulous Fish Oil Findings: Part 1

Amy Campbell

Zinc and Diabetes

Amy Campbell

Lowering Cholesterol: What Works and What Doesn’t (Part 2)

Jan Chait

Just Itching to Share the News

Amy Campbell

Lowering Cholesterol: What Works and What Doesn’t (Part 1)

Joe Nelson

Guided Imagery—A Complement to Conventional Therapy

Tara Dairman

Antioxidant ALA Eases Pain From Diabetic Neuropathy

Amy Campbell

Chromium Confusion

Joe Nelson

Meditation 101

Amy Campbell

Can Cinnamon Help You Control Your Diabetes?

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