Everyone ages, but aging doesn’t have to lead to high blood pressure, diabetes or dementia. A long-term research study has found that there is a difference between “normal” aging and age-related diseases or conditions. [...]
Despite what we might think, aging does not have to bring with it discomfort, poor memory and frailty. The human body is remarkable in its ability to repair itself no matter what the condition. No longer do we have to put up with feeling crummy. We can take action to age more youthfully. [...]
Here's your everyday coleslaw dressed up with apples and walnuts to suit the season's festive spirit.
One of the mainstays of holiday meals are salads. Easy to prepare and modify to suit the seasonal availability of ingredients, they add a light tone to every meal that's both healthy and pleasing to both the palate and the eye. [...]
Don't get thrown off by the word "Capsicum"! It's the scientific name of peppers in general. Where we're from, Capsicums for salads mean bell peppers (especially the sweet variety,) regardless of color.
This Carrot and Capsicum salad with Parsley goes well with most main dishes, but we're partial to having them alongside grilled beef steak. Easy to prepare and healthy to boot, this salad should go well as a balance to meat-heavy meals. [...]
In October 2015, Costco Healthy Living with Diabetes (@Cdiabetesinfo), in partnership with The Diabetes Influencers Network (@DiabetesINFL) and Perrigo, makers of Kirkland Signature™ Quit™ Gum, hosted a live twitter chat on Diabetes and Tips to Stop Smoking and smoking cessation products available at Costco. Here are some questions and answers from that chat. [...]
In October 2015, Costco Healthy Living with Diabetes (@cdiabetesinfo), in partnership with The Diabetes Influencers Network (@diabetesinfl), hosted a tweet chat on Healthy Living with Diabetes. Here are some of the questions and answers from that chat. [...]
This is the transcript of the DiabetesChat Twitter event we held last October 13, 2015, entitled "Quitting Smoking with Nicotine Replacement products available at Costco." The chat focused on Diabetes and Tips to Stop Smoking, as well as the options for smoking cessation products available at Costco. [...]
This is the transcript of the DiabetesChat Twitter event we held last October 7, 2015, entitled "Healthy Living With Diabetes & Costco Diabetes Store Tour. The chat focused on the many products available at Costco, and how they can fit into the lives of people with diabetes and prediabetes. [...]
Holidays are not the time for drastic changes in your eating plan. Focus on maintaining, not losing weight. Don’t feel deprived – moderation is the key to navigating the holiday feasts ahead. Small portions are essential. Don’t be embarrassed to say no or leave food on your plate - you don’t have to finish everything. And one more vital smidgen of advice: don’t arrive at holiday meals starving. [...]
In the spring of 2015, best-selling author Marlene Koch, @marlenekoch, “Eat More of What You Love,” joined CDiabetes.com for a twitter chat event on healthy eating during holidays.
Whether it’s Easter or Passover, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or just a gathering of friends and family, holidays can be a challenge for people with diabetes. Here is some great information for people with diabetes or their loved ones when preparing healthy meals for holiday gatherings. [...]
Jill Weisenberger MS, RDN, CDE, FAND (@nutritionjill) is an author and internationally-recognized nutrition and diabetes expert. Jill recently joined us for a Twitter chat on the subject of Diabetes Weight Loss. Some highlights from that chat are featured in this article. [...]
Online support for people living with diabetes is booming. Blogs, websites, podcasts and online magazines provide everything from healthy recipes to product reviews. Not sure where to find all of these great resources? CDiabetes.com was recently joined by Melissa Joy Dobbins MS, RDN, CDE, @MelissaJoyRD, The Guilt-Free RD (“Because food shouldn’t make you feel bad!”™), who provided valuable information about navigating social media and finding the resources you need. [...]
Please join Dr. Karin Hehenberger, MD, PhD, as she cohosts #DiabetesChat Tweet Chat with CDiabetes.com on Wednesday, July 22, 8-9pmET. Dr. Hehenberger will be discussing "Diabetes and Living: 10 Things You Need to Know." Tweet Chat participants will have the chance to win (1) of (10) copies of Dr. Hehenberger’s book, “Ten Things You Need to Know about Living with Diabetes,” Lulu Publishing Services (February 27, 2015). [...]