The Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Maintaining good blood glucose control is the most powerful tool in preventing diabetes complications. Many people use a blood glucose meter to check …

The Upside of Protein

The word protein comes from an ancient Greek word meaning of greatest importance. And that points to how fundamental protein is to health. It’s …

EGGS-quisite Nutrition

Where can you find more than a dozen essential nutrients for less than one hundred calories? Look no further than the egg. One large egg contains …

Your Diabetes-Friendly Pantry

Is it easy to find foods in your kitchen to make a quick, low-carb dinner? Do you keep the makings of a diabetes-friendly breakfast on hand? Can …

Why I Love Testing My Blood Sugar and Why You Should Too

Okay, before we get started today, I want you to take this quiz with me: Question: Why should you test your blood sugar? a) Because my doctor told me …

Amazing d-Tech: Continuous Glucose Monitoring

By far the techiest of all d-Tech is continuous glucose monitoring, known simply as CGM. It’s so frickin’ high-tech, it borders on magic. It’s …

Diabetes Simplified: A1C Testing

“Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the best-controlled of all?” —What the Wicked Queen would have asked if she’d had diabetes instead of …

A Spoonful of Vinegar Helps the Sugar Go Down

Strange as it might seem, including some vinegar in your diet might improve your blood sugar. Though vinegar has a bit of a checkered past—it has …

Diabetes Simplified: What Is Insulin?

It’s clearer than water from an alpine mountain spring. It’s as expensive as French perfume. It’s nearly one hundred years old. It’s been …