Diabetes

As the famous saying goes, “You are what you eat,” and it is in fact true that our diet is intimately connected to health outcomes. When it comes to something that we have a lot of control over – our diet – why not take the next steps to make it healthier! This article focuses
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Catherine Newman Catherine shares her favorite low-carb, high-protein snacks that you can buy at a convenience store, make at home, or keep in your pantry If you’re reducing the carbs you eat, then you already understand why snacks are so uniquely challenging. Because, for so
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Anyone who lives with diabetes in the United States knows that affording care, and specifically insulin, is becoming more and more difficult as prices on insulin and essential medications continue to rise. A recent Yale study even showed that 1 in 4 people with diabetes have rationed their insulin due to cost, which can quickly
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This content originally appeared on Low Carb Yum. Republished with permission. Although most of our cucumber plants got destroyed by a wild animal, we managed to get a few more cucumbers from the garden. A friend with a productive garden also gave us a couple more. With all the cucumbers laying around, I figured I
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It is easy to understand why shrimps are a favorite option among people with diabetes. They are high in protein, the macronutrient that makes you feel fuller and consequently reduces your craving for unnecessary and sugar spiking carbs. Apart from this effect on appetite, protein is also good for your bones, muscles, and blood pressure,
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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that health is everything. There are simple steps everyone can take to increase their life expectancy, and to give individuals the best chance at living a long, healthy life. Incorporate these simple habits into your daily and weekly routines to increase your life expectancy and improve your health
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This content originally appeared here. Republished with permission. If you’re following a keto or low-carb way of eating, you don’t have to miss out on your favorite sweet treats and desserts. And that includes whipped cream! With a very simple swap, every generous serving of 1/4 cup of keto whipped cream has only 1 net
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Splenda brand has launched Splenda Diabetes Care Shakes, the first-ever no added sugar shake specifically made to help manage blood sugar and support the needs of people living with diabetes. These shakes are a delicious option for people looking for a healthy snack and/or meal replacement that is good for both their body and blood
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team Election Day in the United States is November 3, 2020. How can we ensure that future laws and protections will help, not harm, the over 34 million families in the United States impacted by diabetes? By learning about
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September is National Childhood Obesity Month in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Currently, about 1 in 5 American children (19%) is obese, and the numbers are startlingly and steadily rising. Bringing awareness to this health crisis can help educate parents and caregivers about warning signs for childhood obesity,
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Image source: iStock Photo By diaTribe September 15th, 2020 By Rosalind Lucier and Alia Rizvon Survey data shows the devastating economic and health effects of COVID-19 on the diabetes community. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in different ways – some people have lost their jobs, others have had to navigate being sick or caring
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This content originally appeared on ForGoodMeasure. Republished with permission. The obvious low-carb bun option is a crispy bed of iceberg lettuce. I’ll admit it has merit —  refreshing, crunchy & guilt-free. But sometimes you want something more — more substantial, more bread-like. Nutrient-rich, high-fiber ground flaxseed ensures this recipe’s low-carb footprint, while apple cider vinegar
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Many people who live with diabetes avidly avoid eating carbohydrates, as historically speaking, it has been notoriously difficult to cover carbohydrates appropriately with exogenous insulins. But with access to better, faster insulins and the uptick in the use of patient-friendly technology, things are changing, and people’s diets (and their feelings of freedom) have expanded more
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Todd Boudreaux Ashlyn Mills is a physical therapy assistant in an outpatient setting in Florida, working with people with orthopedic and neurological disabilities. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 19 years old. Ashlyn recently started using DreaMed’s telehealth platform
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Walmart, America’s most popular retail chain, has been increasing its options of healthy foods, with plenty of plant-based, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, and keto-friendly options at affordable prices. They also have a private-label organic line, Great Value Organic, which offers quality tasting organic products that are more affordable than its brand name competitors. Here is a
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By Heather Nelson Rapid advances in telehealth have provided doctors a level of convenience (1) that lends itself to well-rounded patient care. In this article, we will highlight some benefits of telemedicine relating to diabetes management. Rise of Diabetes Distance Care Telemedicine is the use of technology in delivering medical care to patients from a
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This content originally appeared on Low Carb Yum. Republished with permission. If you’re familiar with traditional granola, you know that rolled oats are the main ingredient. It also includes a sweetener, like honey or brown sugar. Unfortunately, these ingredients aren’t very keto-friendly. So to make this low-carb granola, we use nuts, seeds, and a delicious
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Eugenia Araiza/Mariana Gomez COVID-19 has brought many challenges and struggles to our daily lives. From the beginning we have adopted new habits in order to adapt to this new normal and this new dynamic and way of life certainly includes our environment and
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Most everyone knows that landing yourself in the hospital with diabetes can mean trouble for your diabetes management. A recent study by the NHS showed that patients with type 1 diabetes are 3.5 times more likely to die from COVID-19, and people with type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to die from COVID-19 in
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Lorena Bergstrom A new awareness campaign helps people with diabetes recognize and plan for low blood sugar with emergency toolkits, discussion prompts, journaling, and a support network   Low blood sugar can be a scary thing – it often sneaks up when people least expect it,
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Eating too much sugar is known to contribute to heart disease, obesity, tooth decay, cancer and numerous other health problems. Yet, the average American eats 22 teaspoons of added sugar per day, according to the American Heart Association. Many studies have linked high-sugar intake to an increase in cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality due to
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This content originally appeared here. Republished with permission. By Annie Lampella Pizza night is back on the dinner menu with this protein-packed, gluten-free chicken crust pizza. Made from ground chicken, this pizza crust is low carb and filled with protein to help stabilize your blood sugar. Chicken pizza crust doesn’t contain any nut flours making
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