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.
If you have diabetes and you’re not feeling up to eating much, you may need to adjust the way you monitor your illness. Here’s how.
You know whole grain has more nutritional heft than white, bread, but can you choose between whole wheat, multi-grain, seven-grain, 12-grain, all natural, organic and enriched? An expert guides you down the bread aisle.
Not long ago, people with diabetes could be denied certain jobs or lose their job simply because they had diabetes or used insulin. Learn how you’re now protected by the law.
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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.
If you haven’t tried chia seed pudding yet, you’re in for a real (and healthy) treat.
Some of my patients with diabetes ask me what’s the big deal if their blood sugar levels go up a little or they gain a few pounds over the holidays.
If you have diabetes, you know it well: Too much sugar isn’t good for you. People whose blood sugar is too high or difficult to control are more susceptible to cardiovascular disease, kidney damage, eye problems and other complications, including nerve damage (diabetic neuropathy). “High blood sugar is toxic to your nerves,” says Robert Bolash, MD, … Read More
The summer heat is rife with potential dangers that are specific to people with diabetes. If you have this condition, experts say you need to take special steps to keep your blood sugar at proper levels. “The most important thing to remember is that the stress of the heat can increase or decrease a diabetic’s … Read More