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!

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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

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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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How Sensor Technology can help Prevent or Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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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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What Diabetes and Money Management have in Common

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Your diabetes management and money management may have more in common than you think! Are your money habits and food habits similar? Today I am reviewing my budget for Christmas spending.  Just like Thanksgiving dinner it’s too easy to go overboard when everything in front of you looks so tempting! And I am really good…

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4 Ways to Get Your Mind Set to Fight Diabetes

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“Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you chances are it will burn very briefly.”    Stephen Covey This quote sums it up. The motivation for lifestyle change has to be yours.  You want to change not because your doctor tells you  . . . not because your…

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