Diabetes Diet And Exercise Articles

How to Choose Your Own Adventure

By Erin Spineto No Comments

Having an adventure can be good for your spirit and good for your diabetes control. Here’s where to begin.

Dealing With Misinformation About Diabetes

By Kate Cornell 1 Comment

Here’s how to handle uninformed people who try to tell you how to manage your diabetes—plus the truth about some common diabetes myths.

Community Perspective: What Is Halloween Really Like for People With Diabetes?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

What is Halloween like for people with diabetes? Find out from our community discussion with T1Ds, T2Ds, and diabetes advocates.

Community Perspective: The Big Blue Test

By Tom Betar No Comments

Learn about the Big Blue Test and how you can use your exercise habits to make a difference.

Healthy Halloween Treats

By Tom Betar No Comments

It is possible to still enjoy Halloween with diabetes. With a little extra planning and preparation, you can indulge in tasty treats, too.

Community Perspective: Seasonal Eating

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Laura Cipullo, RD and CDE, joined a group of diabetes advocates to discuss how you can choose seasonal foods and how it will benefit your diabetes care.

Eating With the Harvest to Help Diabetes

By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE No Comments

Choosing the freshest foods all year round is good for your health, your blood sugar, and our planet.

The Fat of the Matter

By Gary Scheiner MS, CDE No Comments

Join Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, talks about the effect fat has on blood glucose levels.

Community Perspective: Glycemic Index and Making Nutritious Decisions

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

This week, members of our diabetes community were joined Jennifer Smith, RD and CDE, to discuss how to use glycemic index to make decisions about diabetes nutrition.

Community Perspective: Taking a Scientific Approach to Blood Sugar Numbers

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Each week members of our diabetes community gather in a Twitter chat to encourage and educate on a specific topic.

A Nutritional Biochemist Gives You His Top Diabetes Tips

By Dylan MacKay, PhD 4 Comments

Special guest Dylan MacKay, PhD, shares his top three tips to help manage your blood glucose.

How Do Food Tracking Apps Help With Weight Loss?

By Tom Betar No Comments

Health apps are becoming more and more ubiquitous, but how do they actually work? Learn more about smartphone apps can help you with your weight loss goals.

Community Perspective: Healthy Eating Beyond Glycemic Control

By Tom Betar No Comments

Expert dietitian and award-winning author Hope Warshaw shared her advice for healthy eating and other factors to consider outside of glycemic control.

Community Perspective: Finding a Healthy Weight

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

For this week’s community discussion, we welcomed Jill Weisenberger, author, dietitian, and diabetes educator, to discuss the value of finding a healthy weight instead of just losing weight.

Vitamin D Tests: When You Need Them and When You Don't

By Consumer Reports 2 Comments

Learn when you should, or shouldn't, be tested for low levels of vitamin D.

Community Perspective: Fueling for Exercise

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Jennifer Okemah, certified diabetes educator and certified sports nutritionist, joined our Tuesday Twitter community discussion to chat about how to fuel up for safe exercise with diabetes.