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diabetes in children guide

Diabetes in Children: A Guide for Parents and Families

Learn more about diabetes in children - types of diabetes, symptoms, prevention, management and resources.

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.

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Breakfast: Is It Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Discover the 5 benefits of breakfast! Plus get some great breakfast ideas.

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.

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Splenda’s Healthy Habits for Diabetes

5 Small Changes for a Healthier Lifestyle

February 21, 2022

Try these five healthy habits for diabetes: 1) Avoid sugary beverages, 2) Add more fiber-rich foods to your diet…

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Diabetes-Friendly Holiday Recipes

Surviving The Holidays With Diabetes

7 Tips To Stay On Track During The Holidays

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.

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Everything You Need To Know About Allulose

The keto-friendly sweetener that browns like sugar.

September 27, 2021

Allulose is one of the newest keto-friendly sweeteners to gain popularity. Not only does it taste like sugar. It browns like sugar.

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Monk Fruit

Everything You Need To Know About Monk Fruit

Discover the naturally sweet taste of this delicious new Keto-friendly sweetener.

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.

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What Makes a Good Diabetes Nutrition Shake?

Look at these 7 items when choosing a diabetes snack or meal replacement shake.

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?

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What’s the Real Deal with Sucralose?

Is Sucralose Bad for You? Get the facts.

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?

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10 Snack Ideas for People with Diabetes

Try these quick, healthy foods for a morning, afternoon, or evening snack.

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…

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