Diabetes

Everyone knows that if you live with type 2 diabetes, exercise will be beneficial not only for your blood sugars, but for your overall health and well-being. The tougher issue is to know where, when, and how to get started. Learn more about the risks, benefits, and factors to consider when starting an exercise regimen
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It’s that time of year again, the allure of pumpkin spice and everything nice suddenly takes over your summer vibes. I am not a coffee drinker, but each season I grow more envious of those who are. In the summertime, everyone has their refreshing cold coffee concoctions and each fall I entertain the idea of
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Karena Yan and Joseph Bell A more affordable alternative to Lantus (insulin glargine) will cost $148 for five pre-filled insulin pens Mylan and Biocon Biologics announced last month the long-awaited US launch of Semglee, a new insulin aiming to be deemed “biosimilar” to insulin glargine (basal insulin)
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As the famous saying goes, “You are what you eat,” and it is in fact true that our diet is intimately connected to health outcomes. When it comes to something that we have a lot of control over – our diet – why not take the next steps to make it healthier! This article focuses
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It’s the year 2020 and unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are rethinking how to monitor and manage both their family’s and their own health. With so many doctors moving to telehealth, many are purchasing important health products so they can better assess and monitor their health conditions from their own homes. The
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This content originally appeared on Sugar-Free Mom. Republished with permission. It may seem like a bit of work, but it’s a pretty simple recipe with 3 easy layers of deliciousness! The first layer is like a shortbread crust made without almond or other nuts for those who have tree nut allergies like my youngest son.
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Anyone who lives with diabetes in the United States knows that affording care, and specifically insulin, is becoming more and more difficult as prices on insulin and essential medications continue to rise. A recent Yale study even showed that 1 in 4 people with diabetes have rationed their insulin due to cost, which can quickly
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Catherine Newman Catherine shares her favorite low-carb, high-protein snacks that you can buy at a convenience store, make at home, or keep in your pantry If you’re reducing the carbs you eat, then you already understand why snacks are so uniquely challenging. Because, for so
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It is easy to understand why shrimps are a favorite option among people with diabetes. They are high in protein, the macronutrient that makes you feel fuller and consequently reduces your craving for unnecessary and sugar spiking carbs. Apart from this effect on appetite, protein is also good for your bones, muscles, and blood pressure,
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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that health is everything. There are simple steps everyone can take to increase their life expectancy, and to give individuals the best chance at living a long, healthy life. Incorporate these simple habits into your daily and weekly routines to increase your life expectancy and improve your health
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This content originally appeared on Low Carb Yum. Republished with permission. Although most of our cucumber plants got destroyed by a wild animal, we managed to get a few more cucumbers from the garden. A friend with a productive garden also gave us a couple more. With all the cucumbers laying around, I figured I
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September is National Childhood Obesity Month in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Currently, about 1 in 5 American children (19%) is obese, and the numbers are startlingly and steadily rising. Bringing awareness to this health crisis can help educate parents and caregivers about warning signs for childhood obesity,
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Splenda brand has launched Splenda Diabetes Care Shakes, the first-ever no added sugar shake specifically made to help manage blood sugar and support the needs of people living with diabetes. These shakes are a delicious option for people looking for a healthy snack and/or meal replacement that is good for both their body and blood
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This content originally appeared here. Republished with permission. If you’re following a keto or low-carb way of eating, you don’t have to miss out on your favorite sweet treats and desserts. And that includes whipped cream! With a very simple swap, every generous serving of 1/4 cup of keto whipped cream has only 1 net
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team Election Day in the United States is November 3, 2020. How can we ensure that future laws and protections will help, not harm, the over 34 million families in the United States impacted by diabetes? By learning about
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Image source: iStock Photo By diaTribe September 15th, 2020 By Rosalind Lucier and Alia Rizvon Survey data shows the devastating economic and health effects of COVID-19 on the diabetes community. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in different ways – some people have lost their jobs, others have had to navigate being sick or caring
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Many people who live with diabetes avidly avoid eating carbohydrates, as historically speaking, it has been notoriously difficult to cover carbohydrates appropriately with exogenous insulins. But with access to better, faster insulins and the uptick in the use of patient-friendly technology, things are changing, and people’s diets (and their feelings of freedom) have expanded more
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