Believe it or not, what you eat is really important when it comes to controlling your diabetes. Eating a diet that’s full of fruits and vegetables can make your diabetes substantially more manageable. According to this study, vegetarians had a substantially lower risk of developing diabetes than non-vegetarians. Now this doesn’t mean you have…Read More
Is it actually possible to have diabetes and NOT have a list of “good” or “bad” foods to eat? Is it possible to be able to eat what you want and still manage your blood sugars? Most of you are saying “Heck NO!” (or some version of that). Well, I’m here to tell you, I…Read More
Here are the top 3 possible causes: Maybe you had a really big dinner with saturated fat that delayed sugar release into the blood and the saturated fat created some insulin resistance, leading to higher morning readings….think pizza or Chinese food. You had a super healthy dinner, but your blood sugar went from 110 before…Read More
Stay hydrated. My favorite drinks to help keep your BG in check are: water, unsweetened tea (vanilla cinnamon or tahitian hazelnut or blueberry), zevia (no artificial sweetener or sugar, soda), and water kefir Walk or move for 10 minutes after you eat. The worst thing you can do is sit and watch TV or read after…Read More
Life alone can be hard, but living with diabetes is harder. I learn a lot from clients with diabetes. They talk about the challenges they face each day, above and beyond the normal life stressors. One thing that many clients talk about is the feeling of “failure”. People living with diabetes get a lot of…Read More
Even though diabetes is present in your life, there is hope. Hope that harmony between you and diabetes can be attained.
Angela Manderfeld, RD
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