Diabetes Diet-And-Exercise Articles

Diet Soda Linked to Increased Stroke and Dementia Risks

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Some artificially sweetened soft drinks could have greater health risks than previously thought.

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.

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

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 3 Comments

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

Say Yes to Beans!

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE No Comments

There’s a lot to like about beans, especially if you have diabetes. Learn about the health benefits of beans, and how to fit more beans into your eating plan.

How Much Salt is OK in Your Diet?

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

Learn how much salt is safe to eat as part of your healthy diabetic diet - and learn surprising foods that may have a lot more salt than you think.

No Need to “Resist” Pasta

By Amy Campbell No Comments

Refined pasta raises blood sugar levels. But a simple kitchen trick may allow you to eat more pasta with less effect on your blood sugars.

To Snack or Not To Snack? That’s the Question

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 3 Comments

Is snacking in your diabetic meal plan? Should you snack or not? Here are some guidelines to think about when it comes to snacking with diabetes.

Tackling Obesity to Fight Type 2 Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

According to a new study, body mass index (BMI) may be the leading cause of diabetes.

Problem Foods: Can Diabetics Eat Pasta?

By Amy Reeder 3 Comments

Pasta. Good? Bad? Learn more in our next installment of diabetic problem foods.

How to Talk to a Dietitian About Your Diabetes Diet

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Choosing what, how much and when to eat following a diabetes diagnosis can be overwhelming. But don’t worry: There is help.

Learning to Deal with a "Restrictive" Diet

By Ginger Vieira No Comments

Learning how to stop seeing my gluten-free diet as something that's being forced upon me and actually embrace what it offers my life has evolved gradually.

Understanding Carbohydrates

By Amy Tenderich 5 Comments

If you have diabetes, carbohydrates do matter!