April 7, 2022
Although the majority of people diagnosed with diabetes are adults, the disease is increasing in children at an alarming rate. About 210,000 of the 26 million people diagnosed with diabetes are 20 years or younger. These diagnoses include Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes — but obesity-related Type 2 is becoming more common in children.
February 21, 2022
Breakfast is the most frequently skipped meal of the day, and it gets skipped for a lot of reasons. Learn the benefits of a healthy breakfast.
December 15, 2021
The holidays are a time to eat, drink, and be merry! However, eating and drinking sugary foods and drinks can make it difficult to manage weight and control blood sugars—which might not leave you feeling merry.
September 27, 2021
Monk fruit is a keto-friendly sweetener that tastes and bakes like sugar. Learn health benefits, safety, baking tips, and recipes with monk fruit sweetener.
September 21, 2021
A key benefit to diabetes nutrition shakes is that they can serve as meal or snack replacements. A diabetes nutrition shake with the right blend of nutrients can help keep blood sugars stable and thereby help prevent hypoglycemia. So how do I choose a good diabetes nutrition shake?
September 21, 2021
It’s a known fact that Americans are consuming more added sugars every day than recommended for health. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, no more than 10% of ones’ daily total calories should be added sugars; in other words, for a 2,000-calorie diet, that would equate to roughly four tablespoons per day. The American Heart Association takes this even further by suggesting no more than three tablespoons for men and two tablespoons per day for women. So, what can we do?
July 26, 2021
Snacks can be an important part of a person’s day, especially for a person with diabetes. Skipping or delaying meals can lead to blood sugar crashes or even blood sugar spikes! Spikes can occur because a person with diabetes may overeat after having a low blood sugar or their body simply wants them to compensate…