Diabetic Side Dishes: 10 Low-Carb Recipes to Accompany Any Main Dish

When it comes to low-carb side dishes, most diabetics find themselves surrounded by salads. Although leafy greens and colorful veggies are part of healthy eating and give us our carb-reducing fiber, sometimes we need a heartier dish the whole family can enjoy. That’s why we’ve gathered these easy diabetic side dishes to add something extra … Read more

How To Help Your Child Manage Diabetes

This is a guest post by Cheretta A Clerkley of Hormone Health Network. When you are the parent of a child with diabetes, the diagnosis can feel like a life sentence. While it is a life-changing diagnosis, it does not have to sentence your family to doom. With the right education and support, you can … Read more

Decadent Diabetic Presents: “Riced” Cauliflower!

One of the first things I missed after being diagnosed with Diabetes was rice, too many carbohydrates for MY budget. Then I found the answer. Will the wonders of what you can do with cauliflower never end? This very simple preparation takes the place of rice on your plate for amazingly few carbohydrates for a … Read more

Tips For Choosing The Right Diabetic Testing Supplies

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When you are diagnosed with diabetes, there are a lot of factors to consider. Your diet, exercise habits and other lifestyle choices can all affect your blood sugar levels. Although many people with diabetes talk extensively with their doctor about medications or insulin to manage blood sugar, most overlook the importance of choosing the right … Read more

Oral Health and Diabetes: The Connection

Everyone needs to brush and floss their teeth regularly to prevent cavities and periodontal disease. Plus, emerging scientific evidence suggests that good oral hygiene may impact more than just your mouth, decreasing your risk for cardiovascular disease and other chronic conditions. Unfortunately, people with Type 2 diabetes are at a significantly higher risk of oral … Read more

Don’t Let Diabetes Haunt Your Halloween

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This is guest post from Beth Kelly. Individuals with diabetes must exercise caution on all major holidays, when an abundance of sugary treats and alcoholic beverages present constant waves of temptation. On no other night of the year is this more evident than on Halloween, a celebration traditionally centered on the consumption of candy. While … Read more

Managing Diabetes On A Budget

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The following is a guest post by Brandon Cruz of GoHealth Insurance. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, diabetes affects nearly 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3 percent of the population. If you’re one of the millions of people suffering from diabetes, you may be looking for ways to save money on health … Read more