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Healthy Halloween Foods

Healthy Halloween Foods

Halloween is nearly here, and while the kids may be munching on loads of sugar and chocolate, you can be enjoying your own Halloween treats that just happen to be a little healthier for you. Check out these healthy Halloween foods…

Is Yogurt Good for Diabetics?

Is Yogurt Good for Diabetics?

Yogurt is one popular food – just head to the dairy case in your local grocery store and you may be amazed at the multitude of brands and varieties that line the shelves. But is it a food that people with diabetes can or even should eat?

Bee Stings, Burns, Bug Bites and Diabetes

Bee Stings, Burns, Bug Bites and Diabetes

This year, summer will likely be very different for most of us, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But what probably won’t change are the long, lazy, hot days — and the accompanying nuisances that can make this time of year uncomfortable and sometimes even dangerous for people who have diabetes…

Plate of bananas -- Is Banana Good for Diabetes?

Is Banana Good for Diabetes?

Fruit is pretty much all carbohydrate, and carbohydrate raises blood sugar levels. So, the logical reasoning is that fruit raises blood sugar, therefore, fruit is “bad.” But is that really true? And what about bananas — should you avoid those if you have diabetes?

Diabetes 101

Diabetes 101

Diabetes is a condition in which blood glucose (sugar) is too high. Curious about symptoms, medicines, meal planning, blood glucose management and more? You’ll find it all in this guide.

Product Review: Dex4 Glucose Gel

Product Review: Dex4 Glucose Gel

The best way to handle hypoglycemia is to prevent it from happening in the first place. But because life happens, it’s important to be prepared. Dex4 Glucose Gel is a fast-acting source of carbohydrate that’s an excellent option for treating low blood glucose…

Product Review: Yomandamor Bamboo Diabetic Socks

Product Review: Yomandamor Bamboo Diabetic Socks

If you currently have any foot problems, or if you’ve had them in the past, it’s a smart idea to wear socks geared for diabetes. Yomandamor bamboo diabetic socks are made from a combination of bamboo and elastane — materials that wick away moisture, are wrinkle-resistant, and are free from seams…

Plant Sources of Protein

Plant Sources of Protein

There’s plenty of evidence that eating a plant-based diet is beneficial to health. Concerned about getting enough protein? Learn about plant sources of protein from Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian Amy Campbell…

Yoga for Diabetes

Yoga for Diabetes

What if there was a way to reap the benefits of physical activity while a) enjoying what you’re doing and b) not having to huff and puff or fight someone for the treadmill at the gym? If you’ve been asking yourself this very question, then yoga might be right for you.

Chromium and Diabetes

Chromium and Diabetes

The role of chromium in diabetes control remains controversial. Is there any new research on this supplement? Is it really helpful in managing blood sugars? Or are the chromium claims mostly hype?

Ten Tips to Improve Health in Five Minutes a Day

Take Five for Better Health

You’d be surprised at the small but meaningful things you can do in a matter of minutes to improve your health and maybe even help your diabetes. Here are 10 tips to improve health in five minutes a day…

Pasta for Diabetics

Pasta for Diabetics

One of my favorite foods is pasta. I think I could eat pasta every day and never tire of it. And when I’ve had a rough day, nothing comforts me as much as a plate of pasta with butter (or trans-fat-free margarine), Parmesan cheese, and freshly ground black pepper…

Vitamin Quiz

Vitamin Quiz

The body needs vitamins and minerals to grow, develop, and stay healthy. What can vitamin supplements do for you? Take our vitamin quiz to find out…

Building a Better Sandwich

Building a Better Sandwich

Back to work or school often brings up the issue of what to take for lunch, and inevitably, sandwiches come to mind. By avoiding or limiting fast-food sandwiches and making your own, you’ll have more control over portion sizes and ingredients…

Sprouted Grains

Sprouted Grains

Sprouted grains and foods that contain sprouted grains have been “sprouting up” in grocery and health-food stores. Curious about what sprouted grains are?