The Nutritional Guide to Managing Gestational Diabetes
If you’re pregnant, you’ve probably heard someone say, “You’re eating for two now.” Though it is true that you are eating for two, you still need to pay attention to what, when, and how much you are eating—especially if you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a condition that affects 2% to 10% […]
Why Diabetics Need to Stay Hydrated
We tend to think about drinking water more when the weather becomes hot or after we have exercised. No matter the weather or your daily activities, maintaining a healthy fluid intake is important, especially if you have diabetes. Continue reading to learn why! Water Facts Approximately 60% of the human body is made up of […]
Can People With Diabetes Drink Beer?
It’s summertime, and there’s nothing better than sitting on a patio with friends while enjoying an ice-cold beer. But is beer okay to drink if you have diabetes? Does it have any effect on blood sugar levels? Read on to learn more. Blood Sugar, Diabetes, and Beer People with diabetes can have trouble with alcohol […]
Is Your Depression Related to Diabetes Distress?
Are you ever frustrated, angry, or stressed when managing your diabetes? It’s not just you, many people find managing diabetes emotionally demanding. In fact, the term “diabetes distress” describes the negative emotions experienced by people who have diabetes. If this resonates with you, you should know that diabetes distress is quite common. What is Diabetes […]
7 Diabetic-Friendly Treats to Indulge in This Summer
Craving a sweet treat to beat the heat this summer that is also diabetic-friendly? You’re in luck! We have gathered 5 of our favorite recipes that you can quickly whip up for a fraction of the cost of packaged treats. Which one will you try? 1. Frosty Watermelon Ice Nothing beats the heat and quenches […]
What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Sunburns
It seems like only yesterday, we were shoveling snow from our driveways, wishing we could go swimming at the beach. Now, the hot summer days are upon us. Summer means heat and sun, and sometimes it, unfortunately, means the occasional sunburn if we’re not careful. Did you know that the risk of sunburn increases for […]