Insulin Chart

Each type of insulin has its own unique behavior. One difference among types of insulin is how long they take to start working at lowering …

Eating at Restaurants with Diabetes

Going out to eat is fraught with challenges for people who need to watch their blood sugar. There’s the giant portion size issue, the unknown …

To Eat or Not to Eat: Whole Grains

These days, even in mainstream markets, you can find spelt, millet, barley, and the like. And the marketing messages leaping off of every loaf of …

How to Gain Weight and Maintain Blood Glucose

Yes, you read the title correctly—there are people with diabetes that are actually trying to gain weight. These people are underweight and need to …

How a Health Diary Can Help Your Diabetes

Ever gain five pounds and really have no idea what could have caused it? You’ve been eating as you normally do and taking your regular walks. …

What Is the Healthiest Way to Cook Meat?

Meat is a staple food in many diets. It’s tasty, satisfying and is an excellent source of high-quality protein and other important …

High Blood Sugar Emergencies

Blood sugar levels that are too high (hyperglycemia) can quickly turn into a diabetic emergency without quick and appropriate treatment. The best way …

Glucose Meter Shopping Guide

Looking for a blood glucose monitor? Here’s our extensive guide to the products on the market today. dLife does not endorse any product …

Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Cauliflower is a great substitute for white noodles and white rice, because of its color, versatile texture, and because cauliflower is a member of …

Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Turkey Wrap

You’ve probably heard about the trick of rolling sliced lunch meats and cheese inside a lettuce leaf, and these little roll-ups do make for …