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Tips and ideas to eat well, exercise and live healthy while managing diabetes.

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Keep Blood Sugar balanced

NUTS! Having a handful of nuts daily is probably the most important thing you can do to keep your sugar levels in check along with drinking water. Nuts and seeds can promote better health and they too have anti-inflammatory properties and can even lower cholesterol and the water can dilute blood sug...

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Sugars testing and menus Oh My...

I have looked and There's actually no such thing as a diabetic diet, so you're not stuck eating boring or bland foods. When you have diabetes, you can eat a variety of foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, non-fat dairy foods, lean meats, beans, and healthy fats and olive oil is the best t...

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Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes


With diabetes reaching near epidemic proportions in the United States — if current trends continue, one in three Americans is expected to have the disease by 2050 —, health experts have been surveying various dietary options to prevent ...

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Sugar-Free Foods, Good for you?

You might be surprised to learn that "sugar-free" does not necessarily mean carbohydrate-free or calorie-free. Although some sugar substitutes do not add calories or carbohydrate, many do. And it is the carbohydrate that has the greatest effect on blood glucose.

People with diabetes do not ma...

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Make Good Choices

Making Good Choices is a very hard thing to do especially around the Holidays.............................
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Sweet Potato Casserole NOT...............................
Pick a Sweet Potato with Cinnamon.................

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Spring Has Sprung...Walk Your Way to Lower Blood Sugar

Now that the weather has changed (for the most part) for the good, it's time to go outside and Enjoy this GREAT Weather...Go for a Quick Walk and see all that Mother Nature has going on for Us !
The trees are budding and the Spring Flowers are Blooming !!!!
Baby birds and baby ducks should be ...

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Motivating a Loved One With Type 2 Diabetes

Motivating a Loved One With Type 2 Diabetes

Living with a condition that requires constant monitoring, like type 2 diabetes, can be overwhelming, and denial is a common response for people newly diagnosed with diabetes. It is a lot easier to pretend nothing is wrong than it is to take the ste...

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5 Things to Do After a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

5 Things to Do After a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis


If you've just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, making changes may not be on your mind. You’re probably still processing the news. And when you start to come to terms with it, you may be flooded with a variety of emotions, none too help...

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Kitchen Tips for Diabetes-Friend
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Kitchen Tips for Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

A diabetes diagnosis doesn’t have to trigger an overhaul of your kitchen — nor do you have to be a world class chef to enjoy modifications of the meals you love. What you will need is a little extra knowledge about the best ingredients and cooking me...

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Type 2 Diabetes and Depression

Type 2 Diabetes and Depression

Chronic illnesses, such as type 2 diabetes, may cause more than physical problems. Dealing with a disease like type 2 diabetes means constantly being aware of what you eat, what you do, and how you live. And adjusting to life with diabetes does take effort. Yet ...

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