Glucose Tolerance Test for Gestational Diabetes

The thing about gestational diabetes is that although it can produce complications during pregnancy and delivery, it rarely causes symptoms. That is why in order for you to know if you have gestational diabetes, you need to undergo tests. Although there are two tests that are used to diagnose gestational diabetes, only one of these […]

Five Things To Do Daily To Improve Your Diabetes Blood Sugar

If you have diabetes, improving your diabetes blood sugar levels does not come overnight. You have to engage in some daily routines in order to make sure that your blood glucose levels are kept in check. Diabetes treatment and management is all about lifestyle modifications, so it is not simply a one time, big time […]

Eating Right Is Eating The Way You Need To Eat For Diabetes

With diabetes, the food that you choose to eat is of utmost importance. When you are diagnosed with diabetes, you are expected to modify your diet based on what your body’s needs and limitations. Most people think that having diabetes prohibits them from eating sweets and other foods high in sugar. While this is true, […]

What Type of Bread and Pasta Should I Eat on a Diabetes Diet?

What Type of Bread and Pasta Should I Eat on a Diabetes Diet? One of the common misconceptions in diabetes is that if you have this condition, you can never enjoy eating pasta and bread ever again. This is such a pity for those who love eating bread and pasta, since it would require such […]

Game Day Snacks For Diabetics

Snacks for Game Day for Diabetics Game day is one of the best days to cheat on your diet. If you are a sports fan and it has been your tradition to slouch on the sofa and eat pizza, fried chicken wings, cheese and crackers, and chips and dips during game day, it is time […]

What to Give Your Favorite Diabetic for Special Holidays

People suffering from diabetes have to modify their whole lifestyle in order to keep their conditions stable. It is certainly not an easy task for them, especially if they have gotten used to some unhealthy habits that need to be changed in order to fit their new lifestyle. You can help your diabetic friend or […]

What Types Of Sweeteners Can I Use With Diabetes?

When you change out some of the sugar in your recipe and use a non-nutritive sweetener like NutraSweet, stevia, or equal, you can reduce the amount of carbohydrate in the recipe and keep the sweetness.  Sounds like a fair trade, right? Some caveats exist.  That does not mean suddenly you can eat more of the […]

Hosting A Family Party For People With Diabetes

When you are a person with diabetes, it’s easy to wonder if you can go to parties and have a good time without “breaking” your diet.  You can host a party for people with diabetes!  Perhaps you would prefer to start out with a small family gathering. Think about how to be successful with a […]

Oatmeal Pancake Recipe Great For Diabetic and Heart Disease Patients

Today, I want to share a recipe that I think is a wonderful way to control your AM blood sugars and keep your cholesterol low.  It’s a breakfast pancake recipe that is made using oatmeal and let’s you create a higher fiber meal with little to no effort or change in taste.  These are delicious! […]

5 Steps You Can Take Today To Get Your Diabetes Under Control

Having your diabetes under control is one of the most important goals you can have.  You feel out of sync and like you can’t manage well when your diabetes is not controlled.  I know you want to, and I want to show you a couple of tricks that I think really help you manage your […]