diabetes

I Have Diabetes. Now What?

I Have Diabetes. Now What?

Getting a new medical diagnosis can be a scary and emotional experience, especially if that diagnosis is Type 2 Diabetes. Unfortunately, there's also a lot of misinformation about the cause of Diabetes, the "Diabetic Diet", and how best to manage your health.  Michaela Ballmann, MS, RD dispels a few myths and shares how to handle the diagnosis in a healthy way.

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Avoid Holiday Highs with this Crepe recipe for Diabetics

Avoid Holiday Highs with this Crepe recipe for Diabetics

Blood sugar spikes are all too common around the holidays. With treats at every corner from office parties and leftover treats in the office break room to the cookies your neighbor brings over, sweets are synonymous with the season.  What’s a person with diabetes to do?

Marisa Moore, RD, LD shares tips for choosing sweets and a diabetic friendly crepe recipe.

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Creating a Diabetes-Friendly Menu

Creating a Diabetes-Friendly Menu

A diabetic-friendly diet should be high in fiber, low in fried foods and include a variety of foods like fruits, non-starchy vegetables (like broccoli and green beans), healthy fats, dried beans, lean meats, fish, nonfat dairy and whole grains. Toby Amidor, MS, RD shares simple swaps that you can do in the kitchen to make some of your favorite dishes diabetes friendly.

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