I’ve always been convinced that sugar is addictive. So, I decided to test the theory myself- by giving up all sugar for a week. The first few days was hard. My brain craved it. But after day three, I stopped thinking about sugar. And there was a definite upside to taking a break from sugar. […]
It seems that everywhere you turn, someone is hyping “intermittent fasting” diet plans. These suggest eating in 8-12 hour windows and then fasting for 12-16 hour windows. While some people may achieve weight loss or other positive health benefits with this type of plan, as diabetics, we suggest you be very careful before starting any new […]
When it’s cold outside, we find it tempting to curl up with a yummy dessert. But, who wants to eat a healthy dinner, and then ruin your blood sugar with a carb-heavy dessert? Try these tips to satisfy your sweet tooth, without the added sugar! What is your go-to alternative?
Before the new year hits, we recommend an analysis of what you did right and where you struggled with your diabetes management. Further, let’s plan ahead and start thinking about our goals for 2020, so we can hit the ground running. What do you want to do differently in the new year?
Happy Fall Ya’ll! It’s that time of year when many of us tackle the leaves in our yard. Whether you blow, rake, drag, or bag- you will be working hard. Don’t forget to follow safe exercise tips when raking: Check your blood sugar before you start and then again every hour or so, to make sure […]
Thanksgiving is about a week away. It’s not too soon to start planning for a healthy, low-carb meal. Whether you are hosting or a guest, here are a few tips to make sure you are prepared. How are you preparing ahead for Thanksgiving?
Why do we wait for a health scare to focus on our health and keep our vices in check? Whether you struggle with smoking, drinking, sugar, lack of exercise, stress management- most of us have a struggle. Most of us also get a little complacent UNTIL we have a legitimate scare. Chest pains, sudden vision […]