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This one-day “wake-up call” reminds us about diabetes and the serious health issues it can cause. Diabetes can lead to heart disease, vision loss, kidney disease and loss of toes, feet or legs. Sometimes you don’t even notice the symptoms of diabetes. Symptoms can occur gradually over several years, especially if you develop type 2 … Continue reading “March 23 is Diabetes Alert Day.”
(From EatingWell) These healthy peanut butter and chocolate energy balls deliver a mixture of simple and complex carbohydrates to help fuel you up whenever you need a little boost. They are no-bake and easy to make with ingredients you probably have on hand, like oats and nut butter. Feel free to experiment with different mix-ins–for … Continue reading “Peanut Butter Energy Balls”
(from Prevention) Butterflied Turkey with Herb Gravy No Thanksgiving table is complete without an herb-roasted turkey. This recipe calls for garlic, fresh thyme, parsley, sage, and reduced-sodium chicken broth, which add flavor and depth. Just be sure to remove the skin from the turkey to cut back on fat and cholesterol. Herb Gravy Recipe Ingredients … Continue reading “DIABETIC THANKSGIVING RECIPES”
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Oh No! My Child May Have Diabetes! (A three (3) part miniseries blog) Part Three The results from the blood work are in. My son DOES NOT have diabetes BUT I DO have to get my son on a healthier diet and more exercise. I am thrilled but changing his diet, isn’t going to be … Continue reading “Oh No! My Child May Have Diabetes (Part 3)”
Today’s Tip: What is considered to be a low blood glucose level? For most people with diabetes, a blood glucose level of 70 mg/dl or less is considered low, and treatment is recommended to prevent it from dropping even lower. If you have symptoms of hypoglycemia and do not have your blood glucose meter available, … Continue reading “Quick Tips”
(A three (3) part miniseries blog) Part Two In my research, I found that nutrition for kids is about the same for adults. Everyone needs the same nutrients. Children, however, need different amounts and specific nutrients at different ages. Consider these nutrient-dense foods: Protein. Choose seafood, lean meat and poultry, eggs, beans, peas, soy products, and … Continue reading “Oh No! My Child May Have Diabetes! (Part 2)”
(A three (3) part miniseries blog) Part One It was a typical 6-year check-up until the end when the doctor mentioned that she wanted to send my son to get blood work to check his glucose levels among other tests. The thought of my son having diabetes took over my mind. What did I do … Continue reading “Oh No! My Child May Have Diabetes! (Part 1)”
It’s never too early or too late to start living a healthier, happier life. We can help! Here are some healthy lifestyle tips for living with diabetes.