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Healthy, Low-Carb Substitutes for Better Glucose Levels

Do you find it hard to keep your blood glucose level in the healthy range after meals? Are you confused about how certain foods will affect your blood glucose? While it’s true that each person with diabetes has a unique blood glucose response after eating, we know that certain foods affect it more than others do. [...]

A Tasty Way to Manage Stress

What role does stress play in affecting your blood glucose level? Stress is the physical and mental reaction of the body when it senses danger. Conditions that seem uncontrollable or that require emotional and behavioral changes are usually perceived by the body to be dangerous. These threats cause you to feel stress and can cause blood glucose levels to increase. [...]

The Truth about Super Foods

Super foods have recently been the center of attention in the nutrition realm.  From dark chocolate to blueberries to salmon to red wine, super foods are thought to contain super nutrition power to enhance heart health and keep you looking and feeling younger than your years. Experts suggest that [...]

Braised Cod with Leeks

Braised Cod with Leeks   Prep time 15 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 40 mins   A simple but elegant midweek meal. Recipe type: Main Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 Tbsp butter 2 cups leeks, split lengthwise, sliced thin, and rinsed well 3 medium carrots, rinsed, peeled and cut into thin sticks [...]

Spicy Chicken Drum Sticks

  Spicy Chicken Drum Sticks   For an extra kick try these spicy chicken drum sticks for your next meal! Recipe type: Main Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 pound chicken drum sticks 4 tablespoons skimmed yogurt ½ teaspoon ginger paste 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon minced green chili or paprika [...]

Spicy Zucchini

  Spicy Zucchini   This fragrant, flavorful vegetable dish can easily be made with full-fat or non-fat yogurt to suit your meal plan and taste preferences. And, since there is such a big variety of herbs and spices in it, you can also get away with adding less salt. Recipe type: Side Dish [...]

Garlic Butter Crab Legs

  Butter Garlic Crab   This easy seafood dish is a great, low-carb weekday meal - it's flavorful, fast and (if you buy crab legs in season) cheap. Author: Cdiabetes Staff Recipe type: Main Serves: 2 Ingredients 4 large crab legs 3 Tbsp finely chopped garlic 2 to 3 green chilies, minced 1 Tbsp [...]

Planning: The Secret to Outsmarting Our Impulsive Brain

You know the cartoon image -- an angel on one shoulder trying to convince you to be responsible, and a devil on the other tempting you to give in to desire. That classic battle is a fairly good illustration of the struggle many people with diabetes experience making eating choices every day. The imaginary angel and devil represent two parts of your brain, and food can stir up quite a debate inside your head. [...]


If you think your blood pressure is okay because you’ve never before heard the words, “You have high blood pressure,” think again. Take some time to learn about the newest blood pressure guidelines from the government’s National High Blood Pressure Education Program. These guidelines define a new category for blood pressure that is higher than normal. It’s called "pre-hypertension." [...]
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