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Mar 12, 2018

What Causes Diabetes in Men and Women?

Diabetes is a metabolic condition characterized by high sugar levels in the blood. This happens when the body doesn’t produce enough of the hormone “insulin” or it is not able to use the secreted insulin. Insulin is secreted by a …Learn More

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Mar 12, 2018

Life Expectancy For Diabetes Patients and How it Can be Improved

Diabetes, for far too long, has been characterized as a condition that shortens the life expectancy.  Earlier, it was a condition that was diagnosed in people in their late forties or fifties. According to a study in 2010, diabetes cuts off an …Learn More

Carbs and Cocktails

Which are the lowest-carb libations? For people with diabetes, drinking alcohol can be a tricky exercise. Alcohol itself causes blood glucose to …

Portion Distortion: Do You Just Eat Too Much?

The serving sizes listed on food labels can be maddening, especially for those of us who count carbs. Traditionally, these serving sizes have been …

Low Blood Sugar Do’s and Don’ts

There’s never a convenient time in your life to have a low blood sugar reaction. To minimize the disruption to your life and help prevent problems, …

How to Test Your Blood Glucose

If you have diabetes, one of the best ways to participate in your treatment goals and track your progress is to test your blood glucose levels. This …

25 Lowest-Carb Fruits

It’s not always easy to compare apples to oranges when it comes to carbs. Fruits and vegetables come in all shapes and sizes, and while it might …

Conquering Carbs

You might think that people with diabetes should skip eating carbs altogether, since carbs raise blood glucose levels—but it would be impossible …

7 Food Myths

We Americans have a long history of nutritional faux pas. Not too long ago, people were putting margarine on their toast and the tub of Crisco …

9 Best Weight Loss Tips

This is certainly not the first list of weight-loss tips you’ve stumbled upon. There’s no shortage of advice, programs, and products designed …

Traveling with Diabetes

Whether your vacation plans involve staying close to home or crossing the globe, put as much thought into protecting your health while traveling as …

7 Days of Healthy Low-Carb Breakfasts

Breakfast can be the most challenging meal for people living with diabetes. In this country, standard breakfast fare is usually very high in …