Have Diabetes? Beat Those Diet Summertime Blues

Having diabetes doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the tempting food at summer parties and picnics. Registered dietitian Cheryl Reitz, of Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute, says that although warm weather celebrations can be challenging for both adults and children with diabetes, there are strategies to help you make nutritious food choices. … Read More

Knowledge is Power Over Diabetes

You’ve been diagnosed with diabetes. Don’t worry — you’re not alone. More than 1.5 million adults over 20 are diagnosed with diabetes each year in the United States. That doesn’t make the news any more pleasant to hear. Despite the millions of other people who live with diabetes, this new urgency to monitor and control … Read More

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Recipe: Low-Sugar Pumpkin Mousse Parfait

Ingredients (makes 8 servings) 1/4 cup reduced-fat cream cheese 1 package (4 serving size) vanilla instant sugar-free pudding 3/4 cup fat free (skim) milk 1 can (15 ounce) solid packed pumpkin 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2  teaspoon ground ginger 1/8  teaspoon ground cloves 3 cups reduced-fat whipped topping, divided 4 ginger snap cookies, roughly crushed … Read More

Childhood Diabetes: 6 Things You Need to Know

Nearly half of Americans diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are children. Living with the condition can be a challenge for parents and children alike, but you can take steps to manage it. Below, Michelle Schweiger, DO, who works in the Center for Pediatric Endocrinology, sheds light on common concerns. 1. Education is crucial — for … Read More