Diabetes

This content originally appeared on ForGoodMeasure. Republished with permission. In many ways, peanut butter is as American as apple pie. Truth be told, peanuts are native to South America. Ironically, Spanish & Portuguese explorers brought the legume to Spain, where it was traded to Asia and Africa, and from Africa it landed in North America
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Brittany Mcwilliams Frederick Banting could not sleep. It was 2 am on the morning of November 1st, 1920, and thoughts of the day danced in his head. Just a few hours before, Banting sat preparing a lecture on the topic of carbohydrate metabolism.
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If you’re raising a pre-teen or adolescent living with diabetes, you know that sometimes conveying the seriousness of the disease can be a difficult challenge. What oftentimes is easier and convenient now, such as grabbing fast food on the go, or neglecting to adequately count carbohydrates, take insulin or even test for days on end
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This content originally appeared on Sugar-Free Mom. Republished with permission. The fall is here, and that means apples are in season! While some who are on a ketogenic diet are opposed to eating apples, there are plenty of people, like me, who feel that a small amount in many servings is not going to kick
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Jorge A. Aguilar My name is Jorge Aguilar and I am in the eighth grade. I currently live in Los Angeles in a quiet suburb, but where the virus has also had a significant effect on the inhabitants. The Quarantine and My Life
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Advances in insulin types and delivery systems over the last few decades have aimed to improve blood glucose management and quality of life for people with diabetes. From improvements to insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, to new insulin formulations, and automation of insulin delivery, the technological developments in the diabetes world have
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This content originally appeared on ForGoodMeasure. Republished with permission. I grew up within walking distance of an abandoned apple orchard. Fall would arrive bringing crisp air, crunchy leaves, and an annual stroll through the woodlands to rows of gnarled trees laden with fruit. I would fill a basket and make the decision enroute home what
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Living with diabetes is a full-time job and one we never applied for. It can be mentally exhausting and emotionally and physically draining. I know I am always looking for any tips or tip-offs that can help me with my diabetes management–whether it be technology, travel perks, or even a new app that tells me
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The negative mental impact of a pandemic like COVID-19 is well-known and documented. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, now 1 in 3 Americans is showing signs of clinical depression and anxiety. Coping with this (hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime event is something that a human brain has a hard time assimilating to: extreme and extended social distancing
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Joseph Bell New SGLT-2 inhibitor and GLP-1 agonist diabetes medication recommendations for people with type 2 diabetes The American College of Cardiology (ACC) updated its guidance in mid-August for heart health in people with type 2 diabetes. These recommendations are supported by the American Diabetes Association (ADA),
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This content originally appeared on Low Carb Yum. Republished with permission. The first thing that comes to mind when you talk about pumpkin as food is usually pumpkin pie or some other sweet dish. However, I came across a recipe for pumpkin lasagna a couple of weeks ago that I really wanted to try. Low-carb
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Everyone talks about treats during Halloween, which can be frustrating for those who regularly carb count. Fortunately, you can still celebrate the occasion without the sugar overload. You just need to get your creative juices flowing while preparing any of the low-carb recipes below. Photo credit: Corina Nielsen Spooky Mini Cheesecake Ghost Bites If you’re
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It’s that time of year again: the leaves are falling, the temperatures are dropping, and all things scary and spooky are on store shelves. While pumpkin picking and catching a hay ride are (for all intents and purposes) “low carbohydrate” activities, trick-or-treating can be anything but. So, how do you handle Halloween with a young
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Jen M. What do you think of when you think of a diabetes diagnosis story? It could be a type 1 diagnosis story when someone experiences diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) symptoms and gets admitted to the hospital. It could be a type 2 diagnosis
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While not currently especially recommended for people living with diabetes, air travel is sometimes necessary, and people with diabetes will inevitably have to fly from time to time (for work, a funeral, or a family or medical emergency) during the current COVID-19 pandemic. It is helpful to know the proper precautions to take to make
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Meal kit delivery services have been gaining popularity in recent years, and it’s no wonder why. It sure is convenient to have all the premeasured ingredients, all ready to prepare the predetermined recipe delivered to you every week, cutting down on both time and food waste. Recently, I reviewed several meal kits from Home Chef,
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Protein is an essential macronutrient made up of amino acids that helps to build bones, muscles, cartilage and skin but it is also responsible for so much more. Protein plays a role in almost every process of a cell, from metabolic reactions, fighting infection, providing us with energy, repairing cells, etc. There are 20 total
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This content originally appeared on Caroline’s Keto Kitchen. Republished with permission. It’s fall, y’all! And that’s pretty much synonymous to pumpkin for me. Lolli has launched their seasonal Pumpkin Spice Cookie Clusters and given their clusters make such an amazing crust, mini cheesecakes made their way to the top of my (177 item!) to-bake list.
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Katie Doyle The Baltimore Ravens didn’t choose just any offensive lineup during the 2018 NFL draft – a key part of their strategy is Mark Andrews, a tight end from the University of Oklahoma who has been managing his type 1 diabetes since
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