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10 Tips to Take Care of Your Feet

December 12th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , |

As you are aware feet problems are intimately related to diabetes complications. The different types of problems were discussed in the past but there is so much more to talk about [...]

What Is Insulin Resistance?

December 7th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , |

Insulin resistance is the main cause of diabetes type 2 and obesity. To understand what is insulin resistance you must know a few important terms frequently used. Insulin Insulin is [...]

Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat, So What Does it Do?

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Food|Tags: |

Fat, fat fat! Fat is coming back and maybe to stay. It is starting to be discussed as part of our diets as a great component for fullness. But what [...]

What Is a Normal Blood Glucose Level for People With Type 2 Diabetes?

December 5th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , |

The debate about the normal blood glucose level for people with type 2 diabetes is one of the most common. In this article I'll focus only in individuals with type 2 diabetes, [...]

How to Improve Your HbA1c

November 28th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , |

Everyone is obsessed with the HbA1c results. From doctors to nurses and people with diabetes, everyone is looking forward for the next HbA1c. But, what is this so famous HbA1c? HbA1c [...]

Recipe: Grilled Sea Bream with Roasted Vegetables

November 25th, 2016|Categories: Food, Recipes|Tags: |

INGREDIENTS 2 cleaned Sea Bream 4 tbs olive oil 2 tbs sea salt 3 sliced carrots 2 sliced sweet potatoes (with skin) Sliced onions (1 large and [...]

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Recipe: Chicken Breasts with Leak, Feta and Tomato Rice

November 24th, 2016|Categories: Food, Recipes|Tags: |

INGREDIENTS 2 chicken breasts 1 chopped leak 1/4 feta cheese Salt Black pepper 2 tsp olive oil 1 mug Basmati rice 1 chopped small onion 2 small tomatoes [...]

Recipe: Stuffed Mushrooms with Cauliflower Mash

November 21st, 2016|Categories: Food, Recipes|Tags: |

INGREDIENTS Portobello mushrooms Bacon cubes Chopped onion Spinach (fresh and frozen) Grated cheese/Feta cheese Salt Black pepper 1 chopped cauliflower Salted boiled water 1 tbs olive oil [...]

Improve Diabetes Management When Doing Food Shopping

November 17th, 2016|Categories: Food|Tags: |

Food shopping is part of keeping a healthy diet and a positive lifestyle but it is not an easy task. Having the diabetes management voice whispering in your ears makes [...]

Small Food Changes to Beat Diabetes

November 15th, 2016|Categories: Food|Tags: , , |

I believe that small food changes are the key to success. In this case, if you have diabetes, small food changes can improve dramatically your life. Diets in which you [...]

Diabetes and Cold Weather: When Winter Knocks on Your Door

November 9th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: |

The winter is here and cold days came to stay! So, there is any relationship to take into account between diabetes and cold weather? The answer is: yes! Everyone is getting [...]

What You Don’t Know About Insulin Injections

November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , |

One of the most important and basic things to do when using insulin is the injection technique. I often find that patient are not 100% accurate when doing the insulin [...]

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