CDEs Finding the Food Kumbaya Moment

I was talking to a family member about nutrition when she expressed an opinion that I hear all the time: “Everyone is following such different diets!  It’s just so confusing that I don’t know what to eat anymore!”  And isn’t that true! Everyone holds such strong food opinions, and talks with such.

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Hydration for Active People with Diabetes

Longer days, warmer weather – it must be Spring! 

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What to Eat for Christmas if You Have Diabetes - Cecelia Health

It can be hard to prioritize your health during the holiday season, so here are some top tips I’ve included to ensure a successful upcoming year. You may be attending holiday events such as family get togethers, work parties and festivals and with the addition of tempting snacks and festive drinks,.

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8 Ways to Escape Holiday Land Mines

The “holidays” have become defined as the stretch of time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s.  We use this time to indulge in eating, drinking, and spending.  It’s a dangerous 6 weeks, especially for those with diabetes who are working diligently to keep their blood sugars under control.  Think of.

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Diabetes Is Not Just About Your Blood Sugar Level

When you think diabetes, “blood sugar” or “blood glucose” immediately comes to mind.  If you are newly diagnosed you may be surprised to learn that caring for yourself with diabetes doesn’t only involve your blood sugar.  For those who have had diabetes a while, you probably are already aware of.

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The Most Overlooked Barrier When Treating Diabetes Patients

Diabetes has the potential to impact many systems of the body. Healthcare providers consistently assess and educate patients on the importance of annual eye exams, kidney function screenings, and regular foot care.  However, sexual health is often overlooked despite the fact that it is an important.

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Are Cough and Cold Products Safe for People with Diabetes?

It's that time of year again. Stuffy noses, scratchy throats, upset tummies, and splitting headaches can send even the most stoic among us to the local drugstore for a magic pill to take away the pain. The fluorescent aisles of brightly colored bottles promising fast relief can seem daunting. Are.

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Artificial Sweeteners – Myths and Facts Explained

Artificial sweeteners primarily include derived sugar substitutes that provide zero to minimal calories in your diet compared to table sugar. The growing demand for alternatives to sugar has made them immensely popular with consumers. Artificial sweeteners today are used in different types of baked.

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What are the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors?

As a Diabetes Educator, I strive to help each and every one of my patients obtain the best possible control of their blood sugars and live the healthiest lives possible.   I mean, that’s my job after all, right?  But actually, I happen to know that the most important person to help you manage your.

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How Stress and Anxiety Affect Diabetes

It seems that a lot of us are facing some degree of stress or anxiety, whether it is due to the recent elections, the upcoming holidays or just our day-to-day stressors. To build on Michelle Mendoza’s blog on stress reduction, I would like to discuss just how stress and anxiety effects blood.

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