Best Fruits for a Diabetic Diet

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes are growing problems in our country. In order to combat this epidemic, nutritional intervention is needed. Diabetics often believe...

Cranberry Apple Crisp

Serves 9 Ingredients: Non-stick cooking spray 2 cups frozen cranberries 3 cups tart cooking apples, cored, peeled, and diced 3 teaspoons Truvia Baking Blend sweetener 1 teaspoon flour Topping: 1 cup rolled...

Diabetes During the Holidays

The holidays can be challenging when it comes to eating healthy – especially if you have diabetes. However, you don’t have to give up...

Diabetes and Cold Weather – How To Exercise and Stay Warm

Exercise helps muscles effectively take up glucose (sugar) from the bloodstream, which is why it's so valuable in controlling diabetes. However, braving the elements...

Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women

If you're a woman with diabetes, you need to be extra vigilant about your health. That's because diabetes can be particularly hazardous for women. While...

Alcohol and Diabetes: Proceed with Caution

Is it OK to drink alcohol if you have diabetes? Start by asking yourself three basic questions: Is my diabetes under control? Does my doctor agree...

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 30.3 million people in the U.S., or 9.4 percent of the population, have diabetes....

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

More than 30 million Americans are living with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes in the United States and while similar, the two...

My Story & Diabetes Prevention

Jemima Fields As early as I can remember, I grew up watching my grandmother, my mom’s mother, eat certain foods on a strict schedule and...

Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms

Occurrence of type 1 diabetes in children and teenagers in the U.S. is on the rise. Formerly known as juvenile diabetes, type 1 diabetes...

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