The ketogenic diet is all over the media lately and I find myself having a conversation about it with a patient at least once per day. Where did this popular diet come from and what does it mean for people with diabetes?
Longer days, warmer weather – it must be Spring!
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,.
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.
With the leaves beginning to change and the cooler weather ahead, one of my favorite things about fall is the flavor of pumpkin. Many fall favorite foods can easily be incorporated into a diabetes meal plan. Apples, pumpkin, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, and squash are some great fall favorites, even.
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.
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.
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.
If you want to get serious about changing your eating habits, you must accept the fact that healthy eating requires more cooking and prep time in your kitchen, and less eating out. So let’s start down the path of making this happen!
Eating plenty of non-starchy vegetables is SO important when trying to maintain a healthy diet, achieve blood sugar control and reduce excess weight.