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Learn the basics about type 1 and type 2 diabetes and find out about diabetes-friendly foods. Get strategies and tips on diabetes and exercise and other tips for diabetes management and remedies.
Rice Pilaf with Dried Fruits and Almonds
Pilaf always begins with a grain—often rice. But the ingredients can vary: One day...
Spiced Root-Vegetable Wedges
Lightly crushed coriander seeds and a hint of cinnamon accentuate the flavors of sweet potatoes,...
Barley, Black Bean, and Avocado Salad
This salad is a powerful combination of healthy foods.
What Causes High Blood Pressure?
There are two types of high blood pressure. Primary, or "essential," high blood pressure is...
Kasha with Onions and Mushrooms
The addition of carrot juice and shiitake mushrooms, both antioxidant powerhouses, makes this a particularly...
Chickpea and Pita Salad
It's important to grill the pita bread until it is really crisp and golden or...
Roasted Chicken Salad with Ginger
The low-fat dressing is made with reduced-fat sour cream and mayonnaise. Don't be tempted to...
Mediterranean Marinated Salad
[quicklook-recipe prep_time="1 hr" cook_time="4 hrs" serves="4" details="" ] Inspired by Mediterranean cooking methods, this...
Black-Eyed Pea Soup
This soup's filling enough to make a hearty main course and is easy to prepare....
8 Tips for Flying with Diabetes
In the early days of air travel, travelers looked at flying as a great adventure....
Spicy Date, Apple, and Cheese Dip
Their natural sweetness makes dates an excellent ingredient for desserts, cakes, and chutneys. Here they...
At the Pharmacy: 16 Useful Items for Diabetes
The wonders you can find in an average pharmacy! Nerve pain in your feet? There's...
Here's an attractive and fun way to serve small winter squashes-filled with a mixture of...
11 Steps to Effective Weight Loss
Most people with type 2 diabetes struggle with their weight. And chances are, your doctor has...
Mushroom and Thyme Toasts
[quicklook-recipe prep_time="10-15 min" cook_time="10 min" serves="8" details="" ] The smooth flavor of the...
Caribbean Butternut Squash and Corn Stew
[quicklook-recipe prep_time="10 min" cook_time="30 min" serves="4" details="" ] Butternut squash has a lovely, firm...
Diabetes: All in the Family
The color of your hair and eyes, whether you're right- or left-handed, dimples—these traits...
Sirloin Steaks with Port Sauce
[quicklook-recipe prep_time="30 min" cook_time="min" serves="4" details="" ] In this robust dish, the juices...
Tarragon Chicken Salad
[quicklook-recipe prep_time="25 min" cook_time="15 min" serves="4" details="" ] Tahini, a paste made from ground...
Shopping for Foods Low on the Glycemic Index
What's the difference between mashed potatoes and spaghetti? The potatoes tend to send blood sugar...
Chewy Date and Walnut Bars
[quicklook-recipe prep_time="15 min" cook_time="20 min" serves="16" details="" ] These chewy snack bars are a...
Sausage, Grilled Pepper, and Tomato Bruschetta
This open sandwich of toasted ciabatta bread with a mixed bell-pepper topping is typical of...
4 Magic Desserts
Typical Dessert 1 slice apple pie with 1/2 cup ice cream Total GL: 29 Total calories: 363 Magic Dessert 1...
5 Recipes from a Chef with Diabetes
What does a chef do when he learns he has diabetes? Franklin Becker, chef of...
Summer Berry Muffins
[quicklook-recipe prep_time="10min" cook_time="20min" serves="9" details="" ] Fresh summer berries not only add...
Summer Sports: Fair Game for Diabetes
Ask a golfer walking the fairgrounds what he's doing. Chances are he won't say "exercising."...
Get in the Water!
If you're overweight, or if you have joint or balance problems, foot pain from nerve...
Cultivate a Gardening Habit
Your yard does double duty as a gym and a relaxation spa when it contains...
Ready, Set, Grill
Sure, firing up the barbecue or gas grill provides you with a sociable, relaxing time...
Is Your Menstrual Cycle Affecting Your Blood Sugar?
Your menstrual cycle might be complicating your efforts to manage your diabetes. Women build up...
Is Coffee Okay?
Every other week, it seems, a new health report comes out about coffee. Studies have...
3 Healthy Snack Makeovers
It’s 3:00 p.m., and your energy is dipping, as are your eyelids. You’re...