Diabetes Minute: April 2019

Management

Managing Stress and Diabetes

April is National Stress Awareness Month. It’s so important to manage stress — even more so if you live with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Rhodes shares some of his tips for managing stress in this video. Check it out!

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How to Serve Starch Alternatives Like “Riced” Cauliflower

Have you seen rice-alternatives at the grocery store like “riced” cauliflower or broccoli? Looks tempting, we we’ve found that the texture and taste don’t exactly mimic rice or a similar starch like quinoa or┬ácouscous. However, the idea of cutting back your carb count by serving veggies in lieu of a starch is a good one. […]

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Taking Candy Out of the Holidays

When did the holidays turn into an excuse to go crazy with candy and sweets? Every grocery stores goes from holiday to holiday repackaging chocolate and candies with red for Valentines, pastels for Easter, patriotic colors for the summer, orange for Halloween, then red and green at Christmas. Same candy, same sugar high, different color. […]

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Spring Cleaning Diabetes Supplies

Spring is here which means it’s time for spring cleaning, including your home, your yard and your diabetes supplies! Put all of your supplies in one box to see what you have, what you might need and what to get rid of. Don’t forget to check expiration dates, too! Rhodes explains how he sorts and […]

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