Diabetes

Here at Diabetes Daily, we recently tried out several different meal kit delivery services and we learned that while pricey, they did save us a lot of time and mental efforts when it came to preparing meals for our family. One of the caveats for our family’s meals is that we often eat a lower-carb
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This content originally appeared on Low Carb Yum. Republished with permission. Regular gravy is usually thickened with wheat flour or cornstarch. We all know wheat flour isn’t low in carbs. But, is cornstarch keto? At about 7 grams of carbs per tablespoon, cornstarch can be a low carb option if a small amount is used.
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This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission. By Sarah Severance This is a fun twist on a traditional mimosa, but keep in mind it does have about 22 grams of carb and 10 grams of sugar per serving. To keep the carbs and sugar lower, you can make
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Rowdy Bars are a deliciously healthy option for ultrarunners, kid athletes, busy moms, and everything in between. This tasty energy bar promotes good gut health while providing your body with essential protein and prebiotic fibers. I received samples from Rowdy Bar at no charge. I was not additionally compensated for this review and all opinions
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Dr. Laurel Messer Though A1C has long been used as the primary metric for evaluating someone’s estimated average blood sugar, the glucose management indicator (GMI) is an alternative that can provide the same insights without the need for a blood draw. It can also provide
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For people living with Celiac disease, or with gluten sensitivities, eating a gluten-free diet is necessary in order to avoid gastrointestinal issues. Over time, gluten-free options have become more mainstream with many brands joining in to cater to those who must eat a gluten-free diet. Being a busy adult (and possibly parent, too) doesn’t leave
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This content originally appeared on ForGoodMeasure. Republished with permission. In many ways, peanut butter is as American as apple pie. Truth be told, peanuts are native to South America. Ironically, Spanish & Portuguese explorers brought the legume to Spain, where it was traded to Asia and Africa, and from Africa it landed in North America
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Brittany Mcwilliams Frederick Banting could not sleep. It was 2 am on the morning of November 1st, 1920, and thoughts of the day danced in his head. Just a few hours before, Banting sat preparing a lecture on the topic of carbohydrate metabolism.
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If you’re raising a pre-teen or adolescent living with diabetes, you know that sometimes conveying the seriousness of the disease can be a difficult challenge. What oftentimes is easier and convenient now, such as grabbing fast food on the go, or neglecting to adequately count carbohydrates, take insulin or even test for days on end
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This content originally appeared on Sugar-Free Mom. Republished with permission. The fall is here, and that means apples are in season! While some who are on a ketogenic diet are opposed to eating apples, there are plenty of people, like me, who feel that a small amount in many servings is not going to kick
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Jorge A. Aguilar My name is Jorge Aguilar and I am in the eighth grade. I currently live in Los Angeles in a quiet suburb, but where the virus has also had a significant effect on the inhabitants. The Quarantine and My Life
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Advances in insulin types and delivery systems over the last few decades have aimed to improve blood glucose management and quality of life for people with diabetes. From improvements to insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, to new insulin formulations, and automation of insulin delivery, the technological developments in the diabetes world have
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This content originally appeared on ForGoodMeasure. Republished with permission. I grew up within walking distance of an abandoned apple orchard. Fall would arrive bringing crisp air, crunchy leaves, and an annual stroll through the woodlands to rows of gnarled trees laden with fruit. I would fill a basket and make the decision enroute home what
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Living with diabetes is a full-time job and one we never applied for. It can be mentally exhausting and emotionally and physically draining. I know I am always looking for any tips or tip-offs that can help me with my diabetes management–whether it be technology, travel perks, or even a new app that tells me
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The negative mental impact of a pandemic like COVID-19 is well-known and documented. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, now 1 in 3 Americans is showing signs of clinical depression and anxiety. Coping with this (hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime event is something that a human brain has a hard time assimilating to: extreme and extended social distancing
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Joseph Bell New SGLT-2 inhibitor and GLP-1 agonist diabetes medication recommendations for people with type 2 diabetes The American College of Cardiology (ACC) updated its guidance in mid-August for heart health in people with type 2 diabetes. These recommendations are supported by the American Diabetes Association (ADA),
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