Diabetes-Friendly Shopping

Nuts for the Holiday Season

November 15, 2016

The holiday season can be hectic. And if you have diabetes, it can be a challenge to eat right and keep your blood sugars level. Here’s something that can help, and it’s available at your local Costco! [...]

Building a Healthy Plate at Costco

November 14, 2016

If you have diabetes, pre-diabetes, or just want to have a healthier lifestyle, a good place to start is with your dinner plate. Too many of us focus on what foods to avoid, instead of thinking about what to include. When you focus on what to eat to fuel your body properly, you limit the “room” you have for unhealthy foods. [...]

My Coastal Costco Diabetes-Friendly Tour

October 6, 2016

Joe is the friendly pharmacist at the Costco in Wilmington, NC, a Southern coastal town where the Cape Fear River meets the Atlantic Ocean, and where I did a Costco store tour to learn about products for people with diabetes. Blood Glucose Meters Joe showed me several blood glucose meters, [...]

Healthy Choices at Costco

October 6, 2016

I have enjoyed shopping at Costco for many years.  I buy so many foods and supplements that support the healthy lifestyle I want for myself and my family.  Recently I went to Costco to find out what’s available for people with diabetes or who are trying to prevent diabetes. The focus of healthy [...]

Shopping At Costco For Healthy Living With Diabetes

September 30, 2016

I recently visited my local Costco, on Commerce Drive in Rochester, MN. I was especially interested in finding out what Costco carries for people with diabetes, or for anyone trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. My first stop was at prepared foods. In addition to cooked meats and other [...]

A Costco Store Tour: Shopping for Diabetes and Overall Wellness

September 27, 2016

This past week, my sister-in-law and I ventured into the local Costco that recently opened in our town of Lawrenceville, NJ. Although I was uncertain about what to expect, I was filled with anticipation, imagining the abundance of products in the brand new store. As we carefully perused each [...]

Shopping with Diabetes at Costco

September 20, 2016

I love Costco for so many reasons. The value, the quality, and the free samples! Now I have a new reason to love Costco. On a recent trip I noticed how many products Costco has for people with diabetes. Everything from supplies to check blood sugar levels, to supplements and healthy meal options. [...]

Costco Shopping Tips for People with Diabetes

September 19, 2016

Living with diabetes doesn’t mean giving up the foods you enjoy, or going hungry. In fact, a healthy eating plan can be delicious, satisfying and good for you and your blood sugars!And Costco makes it easy to eat well while eating healthy. [...]

My Costco Store Tour Experience

June 1, 2016

I had my doubts.  It was a chilly and rainy Saturday.  But eight of my friends were joining me for a heart healthy, diabetes-friendly supermarket tour at Costco Polaris in Columbus, Ohio.  Allen greeted us and told us about Costco in general.  We were surprised to learn that Costco sells more [...]

Diabetes Friendly Costco Tour

March 4, 2016

I recently shopped at Costco in Boynton Beach, Florida, and I was amazed by the selection! Costco is a great place to get the most value for your money, shop for your family, and choose healthy foods to manage your diabetes. Caring for your diabetes can be expensive. Diabetes medications and [...]

Help for Aging Youthfully With Diabetes

December 3, 2015

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. [...]

Shop Costco for These Simple Diabetes Friendly Recipes

August 28, 2015

Lauren, one of our Diabetes influencers, recently took a trip to Costco and put together two full days’ worth of diabetes-friendly recipes, all with ingredients available at the warehouse. Recipes for breakfast Vegan Chocolate Strawberry Chia Pudding all the way to Salmon with Quinoa and [...]

Diabetes Friendly Shopping At Costco

August 23, 2015

This past weekend, I visited my local Costco warehouse in the Annapolis, Maryland area for the first time. After walking through Costco, I realized that it is not just a store for those with large families and bulk shopping needs. With the vast array of healthy food options and wholesale prices of such items, Costco is a great place for anyone who wants to live a healthy lifestyle on a budget, especially for those trying to prevent or control diabetes. [...]

Dietitian Reviews Costco’s Diabetic Friendly Foods

August 6, 2015

We recently invited Monica Pelle, RD to join us on our recently-launched Costco Diabetes Store Tour campaign. soon after joining, she wrote about her experience shopping at Costco: Here's the first half of her review. [...]
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