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How to Get Back on Track with My Eating

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES You did it again. You overate. You sometimes wish that you didn’t attend events because you always eat more than you wanted, and then you are annoyed and disappointed with yourself for the next few days. You can get back on track and prevent future Continue Reading

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What to Eat When You Don’t Like the Most Important Meal of the Day

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES Breakfast is the first meal we eat in a day. Many think that breakfast involves sitting down for eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy, toast, bagels, or biscuits. That is not so. Breakfast is whatever you choose to put into your mouth. That includes leftover pizza! Why Continue Reading

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Controlling the Urge to Raid the Fridge

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES You are in front of your open fridge, ready to eat everything in sight! How do you stop yourself from overeating, especially the carbs? What drove you to the fridge? Before you grab anything, ask yourself if it is your mood that has landed you Continue Reading

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Why Does My Blood Sugar Keep Getting Too Low When I Am Trying to Eat Right?

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES You ate your carefully planned meal and went about your regular activity, but you begin to feel shaky and sweaty. You quickly test your blood sugar to find you are less than 70mg/dL (or the level your healthcare team provided for you). You know you Continue Reading

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Pregnancy Complications and Diabetes — What You Need to Know

by Justin Fowler-Lindner, a former EMT turned health writer Pregnancy can be hard, and diabetes doesn’t make things any easier. If you’re pregnant and have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, this article is for you, but this article is also for you if you don’t have diabetes… yet. That’s Continue Reading

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How to Keep a Change in Your Schedule from Sabotaging Your Blood Sugar

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES Even though you have your routine down, there are times when events or unexpected situations arise that throw you off. With these situations, your blood sugar can start getting out of range by becoming too high or too low. Here is an example – everything Continue Reading

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Choosing the Best Oatmeal to Stay Satisfied and Control Blood Sugar

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES Eating oatmeal is good for you, but are all those different choices on the grocery shelves nutritionally the same? If you guessed no, you are correct. How can you make sure that you choose the best one? Let’s take a look. Benefiting the health of Continue Reading

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Diabetes Keeping You Up At Night? 4 Life-Changing Tips for Better Sleep

by Justin Fowler-Lindner, a former EMT turned health writer It’s no secret that a good night’s sleep is important for health, especially for people with diabetes. If you find yourself tossing and turning at night, this article is for you. Keep reading to learn how to sleep like a king. Continue Reading

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Tips on Preventing Overeating at Meals

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES You sat down to eat, and 10 minutes later, you noticed that you had finished everything on your plate. Eating too quickly can lead to overeating resulting in unwanted high blood sugar. Over time you likely may also gain weight. Tips to help prevent overeating Continue Reading

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At-Home Blood Sugar Testing

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP Daily blood sugar testing is a large part of many people’s diabetes journey. Home blood sugar testing is important because it not only allows you to manage your diabetes medications and meals, but also allows you to communicate any unexpected readings to your doctor Continue Reading

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