I’m sure your dietitian, doctor, mother and diabetes educator harp on the fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is true that studies have shown breakfast eaters eat less throughout the day and have more success in losing weight.
If you’ve ever “milked” the blood from your finger by squeezing around the needlestick, you can actually change the composition of the glucose in the drop.
A study published a few years ago in Diabetes Care, highlights the importance of hand washing in obtaining accurate blood glucose readings.
People living with diabetes are encouraged to participate in regular physical activity to help normalize blood sugar levels. However, once complications such as diabetic neuropathy appear, exercise can be difficult and painful.
As the temperatures outside warm up, many of us are inspired to clean up our homes, offices and yards. Why not declutter and organize your diabetes management?
While we wait for the gardens to bear fruit, here are some fruits and vegetables that are currently in season, and ready to grab at your local grocery store or farmer’s market:
Memorial Day is just around the corner, so you might be thinking about your next vacation. Whether you’re going away for the weekend, or taking a week-long trek, a vacation is not an excuse to take a break from making healthy decisions related to your diabetes.