Diabetes Articles

Eat More Fiber Without Spiking Your Blood Sugar

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn which low-carbohydrate foods are rich in healthful fiber.

Should Your Doctor Change Your HbA1c Goal?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

New research suggests the same goal may not be best for everyone.

Feeling Normal: Think of Your Chronic Condition as a Feature, Not a Disability

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how changing the way you look at your health can open the door to a happier life.

Fight or Flight: How to Manage Your Body’s Natural Reaction to Stress

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names eight simple steps to help you rein in a runaway response.

Got the Holiday Blues? You’re Not Alone!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains why the holiday season sometimes gets us down and names four things you can do about it.

Newly Diagnosed: Anxious About Your Future? Remember That Small Steps Add Up to Big Strides!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Facing life with chronic illness doesn’t have to feel overwhelming. Dr. Gary names seven ways to whittle your worries down to size.

Exercise May Cut Your Death Risk Up to 70 Percent

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

Everyday activities could be enough to help you live longer, says a new study.

Find Irregular Heart Rhythms With Your Apple Watch

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Apple’s new study invites you to get a free app that watches for atrial fibrillation.

Talking to Your Doctor: My Doctor Refuses to Answer My Questions

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names six things you can do if your doctor won’t communicate.

A Breakthrough Toward Replacing Dead Heart Tissue

By Kent Peterson No Comments

A newly developed “heart patch” may help crippled hearts beat strongly again.

Chronic Communication at Home: Are You Taking Out Frustration on Your Partner?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to deal with emotional outbursts in ways that bring you closer together instead of driving you apart.

New High Blood Pressure Guidelines: What You Must Know

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

The high blood pressure number that doubles your heart risk is lower than experts had thought.

Chronic Communication at Home: When Does Being Supportive Turn Into Being Parental?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Don’t let good intentions lead to treating a chronically ill partner like a child. Dr. Gary helps both sides deal with this common issue.

Do You Really Need a Stent?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Surprising findings suggest stents may not help many people who get them.

Can You Be a Vegetarian If You Have Diabetes?

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

It is possible to adopt a well-rounded and healthful diet from plant-based vegetarian sources – even with diabetes.

5 Inspiring TED Talks for People With Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

Here are five TED Talks that may have special meaning for you as you deal with diabetes.