Top Five Vegetable Choices For Your Summertime Plate

Summer is here, and many tasty fruits and vegetables abound.  Let’s take a look at some very good summertime vegetable choices to fill up your …

Expert Advise: How to Navigate Summer Barbecues and Parties

Summer is the time to unwind and spend with friends and family.  And, as we know, most gatherings are not complete without food. But how should …

How Often Should I Screen For Diabetes?

Screening for early diagnosis is important if you have diabetes. You stand a better chance of decreasing the risk of developing diabetes …

What Type Of Diabetes Requires Insulin?

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes and wondering if that means you will have to start taking insulin? The answer to this question depends on two …

Five Methods Used to Test for Diabetes

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes and are presently facing its devastating consequences. But the truth remains that not everyone that has …

Diabetes Management: Glucose Monitors that Connect to your Smart Phone

These days, people living with diabetes have a lot of choices when it comes to glucose monitoring.  Glucometers have become easier to use, more …

Low Glycemic Index Foods for People with Diabetes

The glycemic index (GI) is a measure used to classify carbohydrate-containing foods based on their ability to cause the blood sugar level to rise. …

How To Calculate Glycemic Index From Food Labels

Following a low glycemic index diet is one of the ways people living with diabetes can have better control of their blood sugar levels. When foods …

High Glycemic Index Foods to Avoid

Most people living with diabetes are advised to eat low glycemic index foods because foods high in GI may cause a quick spike in blood sugar levels …

Understanding Insulin: Short-Acting to Long Acting, and Many More

There are several varieties of insulin, ranging from the short-acting to the long-acting insulin, and many more.  The truth is that all insulin is …