We don’t usually promote products or brands, but recently a new product at Kroger caught my eye. We’ve been buying Carbmaster Yogurt at Kroger for years because they are super low carb and provide a yummy dessert alternative. But now (drumroll, please) they have a low-carb fruit flavored cottage cheese product that is AWESOME! I […]
Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there! It’s not easy to manage your diabetes, or help support your loved ones in their diabetes management – so thank you for all you do, day in and day out. June is also Men’s Health Month so gentlemen, make sure you are taking care of yourselves. […]
There are a number of valuable resources available that focus on talking to your children and your family about diabetes, as well as just providing more information to answer questions and provide support. Here are some resources for you: The American Diabetes Association has some great Parent and Family Book Recommendations. See the whole list here. […]
If you are diabetic, going under the knife or even having a simple out-patient procedure requires more preparation than for non-diabetics. Why? If you will have anesthesia, you may have to fast or not drink water prior to surgery. So, we recommend that you ask for an early appointment time. If you have to avoid […]
Dear Mothers of Children with Diabetes, You are the most incredible women on the planet. We hope you know that. You support, encourage, worry, loose sleep, prepare food, check numbers, call nurses, drive to doctor’s appointment, and go above and beyond the call of duty every day (and night). We hear you, we see you, and […]
Mother’s Day is almost here, and this week is also Teacher Appreciation Week and Nurses Week! We’d like to thank all the moms, teachers and nurses who make living a healthy life with diabetes possible. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all you do, day in and day out!
According to the CDC, 1 in 3 Americans are pre-diabetic and a lot of those people don’t even know it. If you have received a pre-diabetes diagnosis, it’s not too late for you to prevent the onset of diabetes. Find out some tips in this video!
Does it sometimes feel like you care more about your loved one’s diabetes management than he or she does? Or, do you worry about sounding like a nag? Alana has a communication tip for you — try sandwiching! Let us know how it works for you.
We follow a low carb diet in our house as much as we can to help Rhodes with his diabetes management, however where we sometimes get caught up, is with our snacks. Find out some of our favorite and essential, low carb and high protein snacks in this video!