CDiabetes Summer 2015

Eating Well and Spending Less

Eating healthy foods is important for your diabetes control and your health. But you might feel it costs too much to eat the right foods these days. The good news is you can eat smart without breaking your budget. BEFORE YOU SHOP Do your homework first. Decide how much money you have to spend and [...]

Making Sense of Meds

  Many people do not fully understand what the instructions on their medicine bottles mean. They often take medicines more times per day than needed. Most people find that the more often they have to remember to take their medicines, the easier it is to forget. So what can you do? This article [...]

Break the Stress-Eating Cycle

Has this ever happened to you: You are using 
your meal plan and keeping your blood glucose levels in the target range. Just when you feel you have it all under control, something happens to stress you out. Almost without thinking, you 
reach for 
your favorite comfort food. You feel better [...]

Are Natural Products Right For You?

Many people with diabetes look to natural products and vitamins for added help with their diabetes. And with good reason — some 
of these products can be very helpful. But some can make your diabetes medicines less effective or 
harm you. Janis Roszler MSFT, RD, CDE, LD/N, answers two of the [...]

The Skinny On Weight Loss

  When you start to lose weight, you lose some of your stored fat. That may seem like a good thing to you, but your body doesn’t always agree. We used to think fat just sat in your body and did nothing. But we now know that is not true. The fat you store makes hormones that help control [...]

Belly Fat: How To Lose That Spare Tire

A spare tire comes in handy if you have a flat, but who wants one around their middle? Too much belly fat is linked with a number of health problems. You can tell if you need to trim your waistline by following the guides outlined in this article. Get the full article of “Belly Fat: When To [...]

Diabetes Q&A

This Q & A article answers some of the more-commonly asked questions on Diabetes today. Some of the questions answered are: Why is diabetes so 
common today? What is prediabetes? Is type 2 more serious 
than type 1 diabetes? If nobody in my family has diabetes, why did 
I get it? To get [...]

Are You Nuts About Nuts, Berries And Oils?

Nuts, berries and oils seem to be in the news a lot lately, thanks to the health benefits that they provide. Walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts and most other types of nuts are great for your heart. Berries, such as straw-berries, blueberries, raspberries and cranberries, are rich in antioxidants, [...]

Diet Soda And Diabetes

  You may have heard about recent studies showing that people who drink diet soft drinks have a higher risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes than those who do not drink diet drinks. But in fact, researchers have not been able to say that the diet drinks are to [...]

Diabetes Meal Planning: Which Method Is Best For You?

  Diabetes and food do a unique dance. You need to eat a variety of foods to stay healthy, but too much of some foods can lead to weight gain and can affect your diabetes control. Your diabetes food plan should fit your nutritional needs, daily routine, eating habits, food likes, and blood [...]

Heart Disease And Diabetes: Men VS Women

  Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in both men and women, and people with diabetes are at a higher risk for heart disease than those without diabetes. Even though women and men with diabetes have the same risk of getting heart disease, women and men are different when it comes to [...]
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