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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.
The most chaotic time in most households is dinnertime. You’re tired, the family is...
5 Magic Dinner Menus
Typical Dinner 7 ounces (200 g) grilled “select” sirloin steak 1 medium baked potato with 1 tablespoon butter 1 cup...
Everyone likes dessert—but nowhere else do the evils of white flour, sugar, and saturated...
Pucker Power for Better Blood Sugar
Wouldn’t it be terrific if there were a simple ingredient you could add to...
3 Magic Breakfast Menus
Typical Breakfast 3 4-inch (10-cm) white flour waffles with 3 tablespoons maple syrup 2 slices regular bacon 8 ounces (250...
Downsize Your Dishes and Yourself
Are smaller dishes the key to weight loss? Maybe, says food psychologist Brian Wansink, author...
Blood Glucose and Prediabetes
Even if you have insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome, a test of your blood sugar...
The Seven Secrets of Magic Eating
These ideas will help you keep your blood sugar levels steady throughout the day. [step-list-wrapper...
What Makes Some Carbs Better Than Others
Why would one high-carb food have a different GL than another? Why does white rice,...
Four Essential Testing Tools
This may sound odd, but there's never been a better time to have diabetes. One...
Shots Made Simple
Injections can seem scary at first, but most people quickly get used to them. The...
Do You Have Diabetes?
If you don't know the answer to this question but feel you have cause to...
Insulin Injections FAQ
If your pancreas no longer makes enough insulin, then you need to take insulin as...
Tailor-Made Training To Suit Your Diabetes Condition
Exercise is so powerful it's almost like taking medicine. But a prescription that works for...
What Is Type 1 Diabetes?
So what makes type 1 diabetes different than type 2? First, type 1 is much rarer, accounting for...
Caring for Diabetes at School
Children can become easily frustrated by the challenges diabetes creates at school. You can help...
Introducing the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load
To figure out which carbs are best and worst for blood sugar, scientists had to...
Printable Worksheets To Help Manage Your Blood Sugar
Use these printable forms to help you reach your health goals. Click here to download...
Insulin Resistance: A Growing Epidemic
Ever strip a screw when you're in the midst of a do-it-yourself project? Suddenly, you...
Metabolic Syndrome: The Kitchen Sink of Conditions
Insulin resistance on its own can be dangerous, as you've just discovered. But there's worse ...
Best Remedies for Diabetes
Think of type 2 diabetes as an extreme form of insulin resistance. In type 2 diabetes, your...
5 Magic Lunch Menus
Typical Lunch 2 slices white bread with 2 slices roasted turkey, 2 slices processed cheese, 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 medium...
One-Pot Steak and Pasta Casserole
Thin pasta spirals called fusilli are delicious cooked in a casserole of beef and vegetables....
Diabetes, Colds, and the Flu: How to Plan for Sick Days
Being sick is no fun for anyone, but it takes a special toll if you...
When Diabetes Strikes Your Child
Treating diabetes in a child can be more challenging than dealing with the disease yourself....
Meet Your Diabetes Support Team
You're in charge of managing your game plan from day to day (and hour to...
Lower Blood Sugar With Sleep
A really basic way to feel less stressed during the day -- and one that...
Beating Diabetes: 3 Expert Tips
1. Drink milk. A Scandinavian study found that adding whey, a protein in milk, to high-carbohydrate...
Diabetes Websites and Resources
Diabetes doesn't have to be tough and confusing. Many groups have dedicated their resources to...
Exercising With Diabetes
Exercise works so well at bringing down your blood sugar that you need to make...
Will Skipping Breakfast Help Lower Morning Blood Sugar?
Q. Help! My blood sugar is sky-high in the morning. Shouldn't I skip breakfast to...
Creamy Mocha Drink
Now you can enjoy a frosty coffee drink at home -- with less fat and calories!