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Why YOU need to be the manager of your diabetes

Why YOU need to be the manager of your diabetes

This week I wanted to share my experiences that teach the lesson: Don't depend only on your doctor to manage your diabetes.  YOU need to be the manager of your diabetes and take charge!   As I started writing this article, I realized that every person...

Never underestimate the power of Nutrition for Diabetes

Never underestimate the power of Nutrition for Diabetes

Welcome to lesson number 2 in my diabetes story: Never underestimate the power of nutrition for preventing, reversing or managing diabetes! I will share with you my story of lessons I learned about food, nutrition and diabetes. How my love of food started My nutrition...

Don’t Ignore Diabetes: a lesson from my dad’s life

Don’t Ignore Diabetes: a lesson from my dad’s life

In honor of November being American Diabetes Month I want to share with you my story and 4 lessons life has taught me about diabetes. Each week this month I will post a new lesson I have learned from my personal and professional life experiences with diabetes. The...

Should you be using CGM to prevent type 2 diabetes?

Should you be using CGM to prevent type 2 diabetes?

CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitoring) can be a powerful tool to prevent type 2 diabetes and is becoming more and more popular.  If you are not familiar with CGM you may have seen commercials for Freestyle Libre or Dexcom. These are 2 of the more popular companies...

Are fermented foods good for diabetes?

Are fermented foods good for diabetes?

Fermented foods, probiotic foods, gut microbiome  - all these confusing words!  How are they connected to diabetes, weight problems, heart disease and our immune system?   Well it’s way more complicated than I understand but I am going to try and...

7 Reasons for high morning blood sugars

7 Reasons for high morning blood sugars

Why are my blood sugars high in the morning when I didn't even eat anything before bed the night before? This is one of the most common questions I get, and understandably so. Logic would tell us that if we are not eating for several hours during the night our blood...

Weight Loss Success Strategies for Women over 40

Weight Loss Success Strategies for Women over 40

Weight loss success often requires a different approach for women over 40! The struggles are real. You are not alone. Losing weight is hard. But . . . . often times we get in our own way. Consider these strategies to set yourself up for success! Try these 8 strategies...

5 Questions about Drinking Water for Wellness

5 Questions about Drinking Water for Wellness

How much water would you say you drink?  I love water but I still don’t think I drink enough on a consistent basis. Occasionally I have clients who really don’t like water at all and drink almost no water. And I wonder – what harm could that be doing to the body?...