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Say Good Morning to Diabetes

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, CHWC, FAND – When you wake up with diabetes, you start your day with a few extra things on your to-do list: medications, finger sticks, balancing exercise and meal timing, and perhaps hypoglycemia prevention and so much more. But each morning is an opportunity...

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How Can I Get More Involved and Find...

Diabetes may not always be preventable, but there are many tools that people with diabetes can use to manage their condition and maximize their quality of life. In the era of information, there are countless online resources to access nutrition information, education and connections with others impacted by the disease....

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How Can I Protect Myself

While type 1 diabetes and gestational diabetes cannot be prevented, type 2 and prediabetes can be prevented and even reversed. With the right tools, people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes can still lead healthy lives and minimize their risk of diabetes-related complications. Everyone living with diabetes requires a...

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Not All Diabetes is the Same

There are different types of diabetes, namely type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and prediabetes. More often than not, the term “diabetes” refers to type 2, as this type impacts approximately 29 million Americans, versus the 1.25 million Americans impacted by type 1 for example. Type 1 diabetes...

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Contrary to Recent Study, Low-Calorie Sweeteners Useful for...

(ATLANTA) -- On October 3, 2019, DiabetesCare published a study entitled, “Changes in Consumption of Sugary Beverages and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Subsequent Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results from Three Large Prospective U.S. Cohorts of Women and Men”. This study reports that increasing consumption of sugary beverages and artificially...

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Importance of Clear Nutrition Information for Diabetes Management:...

While some people ignore or merely glance at the nutrition information on food and beverage packaging, others closely review the label for carbohydrate information if they are on a certain low-carb diet and want to lose a few pounds. However, for those with type I or type II diabetes, the...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.