Top 7 Questions about Prediabetes

prediabetes questions

Have you been diagnosed with prediabetes? Are you one of the 88 million adults in the US that have prediabetes?  Just to put 88 million into perspective, that’s about 1 out of every 3 people. Being diagnosed with prediabetes is not news that anyone necessarily wants to hear from their doctor, but being aware is…

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Can Apples Help You Prevent Diabetes?

bowl of apples from orchard

It’s apple season again and fresh orchard apples are my favorite! I have been challenged this year to find time to get to a local orchard but I did make a quick trip last week and got the tasty apples you see in the bowl. I love apples as a snack, but also really love…

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Challenge Yourself to Change Your Sweets Eating Habit

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Why take this challenge? If you want to lose weight, get better blood sugars, reduce inflammation, feel better or get more energy AND you know you are eating too many sweets, this challenge is for you! You can approach this challenge 1 of 2 ways: Eliminate: Sugar can be addicting and how you approach cutting…

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How to Enjoy Summer Sweet Corn, even with Diabetes!

black bean salsa

Many people with diabetes are told to avoid sweet corn because it’s high carb. Well, that’s true if we eat it as part of a meal filled with other starches but if we choose wisely, we can still enjoy this summer favorite. I bet you don’t hear the healthy things about sweet corn. Did you…

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What You Need to Know about Sweets and Diabetes

sugars

Are you trying to eat less sugar to reverse diabetes? Eating less sugar today is much more complicated with all the different foods and products available. If you are trying to make better food choices, you might find it much more confusing than you thought. This article will hopefully help answer some of your questions.…

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Canned Fish Options for Heart Healthy Omega-3 Meals

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Once you are diagnosed with diabetes the risk of heart disease more than doubles. To help prevent heart disease, the American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week. To achieve that goal, here 5 canned fish options high in the omega-3 fatty acids: Tuna Mackerel Salmon Herring Sardines Need recipe ideas? You can make…

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Eating More of this can Help Prevent Diabetes.

grilled salmon

Eating more cold water ‘oily fish’ has been proven to help in prevention of diabetes for people who have a risk of developing type 2 diabetes. New study: A recent report in the January Diabetes Care journal, talks about a large study showing how eating oily fish could significantly lower the risk of developing type…

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How to Make Midwest Meals More Mediterranean

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Here are 10 ideas for adding Mediterranean foods that can help you lower your blood sugars and cholesterol! Research shows that eating more Mediterranean foods can lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 30 percent! But how do you eat Mediterranean foods when you live in the Midwest United States? Like…

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How Sensor Technology can help Prevent or Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

continuous glucose monitoring

My professional and personal experience with continuous glucose monitoring. In my professional experience as a diabetes care and education specialist, CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) has been a game changer for many people trying to get control of their blood sugars. Unfortunately, the assumption has been that only people who are on diabetes medications, especially insulin,…

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