Spring 2014 Digital Issue

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    First, it is important to note that eating a variety of whole foods is a better choice for staying healthy than relying on vitamins or supplements. Eating lean meats, vegetables, fruits, and whole grains- and limiting fats and sugar — are important for keeping your blood glucose under control. Individual foods can give you many different vitamins, minerals, and nutrients, in one serving. For [...]
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    Having diabetes can be expensive. Paying for test strips and medicine, shelling out co- payments for all of your healthcare appointments, buying exercise equipment or joining a gym – all of these things can quickly add up. On top of all this, high-quality food to help manage your diabetes and lower your risk of heart disease may seem unaffordable. Many people believe that eating healthy [...]
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    If you have diabetes, it can seem like everyone is always telling you to exercise more to control your blood glucose levels. Staying active and keeping fit can be tough, especially when you first start out. But there is some good news. Exciting new research has found that blood glucose control can be as simple as playing a video game. WHAT RESEARCHERS HAVE FOUND A German research team used [...]
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    Do you ever wonder why people say that you should never go to the grocery store on an empty stomach? Well, if you shop hungry, you could end up buying more of the treats you want at that moment rather than the foods you need to make your healthy meals and snacks. When your stomach starts to growl with hunger, your patience can wear thin. This could lead you to buy or eat the first food you [...]
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    The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) recently released a new set of guidelines about healthy cholesterol levels. The new guidelines also suggest ways to lower your cholesterol. One of the biggest changes in the guidelines is the way in which healthcare providers are supposed to prescribe statins, a type of medicine that helps lower cholesterol levels. [...]
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    Whole grains are natural carbohydrates that keep all the parts of the entire grain, even after processing. Some examples of whole grains are corn, barley, brown rice, buckwheat, whole oats and 100% whole-wheat breads and crackers. When you eat them, your body gets all the good nutrients they contain. That’s why whole grains are so good for everyone — with or without diabetes. WHAT ARE THE [...]

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