Sugar alcohol is increasingly popular in “diabetes-friendly” foods in the grocery store, but what is it — and is it good for you? Here’s what you need to know.
If you have diabetes, here’s what you need to know for safer road trips. Experts say it’s important to understand your symptoms, plan ahead and keep food easily accessible in your car.
Healthy choices are doubly important when you have both diabetes and hypertension. Find out how to reduce the risk of complications as you manage your blood pressure.
Diabetes educator Sue Cotey shares how she became vegan and the many benefits of this type of diet — from fighting chronic disease to preventing diabetes.
Check out these tips that will allow you to travel with peace of mind.
There’s good news for patients who would like an easier way to get their insulin. A new rapid inhaled insulin has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Choices, choices. How your health fares often comes down to the foods you choose to eat. You have the power to make the smart – and yes, delicious food choices – to keep your blood glucose at a healthy level. In this guide, we share the worst — and some of the best — food and drink choices if you have diabetes.
As diabetes educators, we are frequently asked if sugar substitutes are safe and which ones are best. Over time there have been many sugar substitutes, and we always tell people that the one you use is a personal choice. They are safe for people with diabetes, and they can be used to reduce both your calorie … Read More
Gum disease – or gingivitis – has been called the fifth complication of diabetes behind heart, nerve, kidney and eye disease. Gingivitis is simply the inflammation of the gums around your teeth caused by plaque buildup. So, why are you more at risk for developing gingivitis if you have diabetes? Gum disease begins with bacteria … Read More
Most people with diabetes may enjoy alcohol in moderation, but you should always check with your healthcare provider first. Your condition or the medications you are taking could be affected by alcohol consumption. You’ll want to follow these five safety tips: 1. Know if it’s all right for you to drink Check with your doctor or healthcare provider … Read More