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

Qigong & Diabetes – How This Little Known Ancient Practice Can Reverse Diabetes

by Justin Fowler-Lindner, a former EMT turned health writer Could a 5,000-year old ancient self-healing art really help treat modern-day diabetes? According to recent research, qigong is your new secret weapon for better health. Breathe deeply, move gently, and channel your vital life energy to lower blood sugar and promote Continue Reading

How Can I Lower My Blood Sugar?

by Justin Fowler-Lindner, a former EMT turned health writer This is the question on every diabetic’s mind! After all, so much of our lives revolve around worrying about that pesky blood sugar. Luckily, with the right techniques you can live a comfortable, low blood-sugar life. Dangers of High Blood Sugar Continue Reading

Everyday Eating to Lower Blood Glucose

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES A common question with diabetes is “what can I eat that won’t elevate my blood sugar?”. The short answer – you can probably eat a wider variety of foods than you think. The foods that impact blood sugar the most are those that contain carbohydrates Continue Reading

How Alcohol Impacts Blood Sugar

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP When you have diabetes, it is important to pay attention to everything that goes into your body. This includes alcohol. Drinking has an effect on many substances in the body, including the chemicals that regulate blood sugar. Further, these effects are not always predictable: Continue Reading

Intermittent Fasting versus Keto in Diabetes

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP When you have diabetes, one of the first things you learn is that managing your diet is important. Two dietary strategies have gained immense popularity over the past few years: intermittent fasting and the keto, or ketogenic, diet. Currently, about 10% of American adults Continue Reading