5 Delightful Foods to Nourish Your Holiday Season

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES This holiday season, sink your teeth into some of the delightful foods that nature has made available with the season change. They provide different textures, bright colors, crunch, and an array of flavors. These antioxidant-filled foods fit nicely into a healthy eating pattern for diabetes Continue Reading

How to Include More Fiber in Your Eating

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES Eating foods with fiber offers many advantages. You are helping to protect against heart disease whenever your eating pattern includes an optimal amount of fiber (which is a critical component of managing diabetes). On the flip side of this, low fiber eating habits may increase Continue Reading

Enjoying a Hearty, Comforting Soup

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES You’re looking for warmth and comfort, and a bowl of soup sounds inviting. You also know you are working on limiting your sodium intake and that when you eat soup, you get hungry an hour later. What can you do to make this work? Having 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