Diabetes Diet And Exercise Articles

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 6 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 1 Comment

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.

Dealing With the Highs and Lows of Exercising With Diabetes

By Jennifer Okemah, CDE, CSS 2 Comments

Jennifer Okemah, CDE, explains the highs and lows of exercising with diabetes.

A CDE Gives Her Tips on Type 2 Weight Loss

By Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND, CHWC No Comments

Join special guest Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND, CHWC, on April 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET for a #DCDE Twitter chat about finding your healthy weight.

Munch Madness: Head-to-Head Recipe Tournament

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Diabetic Connect Munch Madness: Head-to-Head Recipe Tournament. We're down to the final four recipes. Which one will be crowned champion? Vote now!

The Dr. Bernstein Low-Carb Diet—Is It Right for You?

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 4 Comments

Learn facts you may not know about this popular yet controversial diet.

Community Perspective: Low-Carb Eating

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

On this week’s community discussion, we chatted with Adam Brown, senior editor for diaTribe, and our host Jewels Doskicz, RN and T1D, about low-carb eating.

Where Are Carbs Hiding?

By Tom Betar No Comments

Monitoring your carbohydrate intake is an important aspect of diabetes management. While carbs are necessary to protect against disease and provide energy, the balance between how much insulin is in your body and the carbs…