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Vinegar Can Do Wonders for Your Blood Sugar

Apple cider vinegar—indeed, any vinegar—can help prevent blood sugar spikes in people with diabetes or prediabetes. Here's the right way to use it.


Going Gluten-Free? Watch Your Blood Sugar

Just because a food is gluten free doesn't mean it's good for you. Case in point—pasta.


Exercise If You Take Insulin? This Online Calculator Makes It Easy

If you have diabetes and take insulin, exercise can be tricky—and sometimes, dangerous. This online calculator helps make it easier to be safe.


Patient Wisdom: 7 Tips for Living Alone with Diabetes

It's easy to feel vulnerable when you have diabetes and live alone. I know—I've had type 1 diabetes for more…


Patient Wisdom: Traveling with Diabetes

Judith McQuown, author of 1,137 Secrets for Living Well with Diabetes, shared her tried-and-true travel tips for people with diabetes.

Common Cold

Watching Your Sugar? Watch Out for Cough Syrup!

If you have diabetes, or are watching your sugar, you might be surprised at how much sugar is in cough and cold medications. Here's how to choose wisely.


The “More Is Better” Protein Myth

If you’ve been diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, your friends may be giving you plenty of advice about…


The Drinking and Diabetes Quiz

Have you been swallowing myths about alcohol and diabetes? Find out! [wp_quiz_pro id="19217"]


Don’t Fear Diabetes! Straight Talk for the Newly Diagnosed

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be in shock for a bit…that’s normal. But if you’re afraid…


How to Make Frozen Veggies as Good as Fresh

5 Easy and Delicious Recipes As cold weather approaches, the fresh produce you want can be difficult to find or…

Exercise & Fitness

“Snack” on This for High Blood Sugar Control

Remember when your mom would snap “No snacks! ” before mealtime because it would “ruin” your appetite? It stands to…


Tasty Twists on Tuna and Chicken Salad

Getting tired of the same old recipe for tuna salad or chicken salad? Try one of these delicious twists. You'll…


Diabetic? Stop Blood Sugar from Spiking with Red Ginseng

Adult-onset (type 2) diabetes is so common that it ultimately impacts a whopping one in four people age 65 and…


6 Best Grilled Vegetable Recipes

Vegetables never tasted so good! Vegetables don’t have to be boring, especially during grilling season! Here are six recipes that…

Fruits & Vegetables

Delicious Fruit Desserts with a Twist

Here are some delicious and unusual ways to enjoy fresh fruit desserts without adding sugar or artificial sweeteners. All recipes…


How to Make Good-for-You Fish Taste Good, Too

We all know that we should eat plenty of fish for our health, but sometimes we aren’t sure how to…


Fast and Flavorful—Delicious Quick Appetizers

Here are quick, easy appetizers that take less than 10 minutes to make. Serve them for guests or as snacks…


Three Delicious Recipes for Leftover Steak

Leftover steak can taste as good as the original—maybe even better. Here are a few ideas to turn your cooked…


The All-Day, All-Night Guide to Controlling Your Diabetes

From the time you wake up until you go to bed, it is essential to keep your blood sugar as…