Diabetes Nutrition Articles

Low Glycemic Foods Help Heart and Blood Sugar

By sloane 1 Comment

A study showed some of the ways that eating high glycemic foods can adversely affect metabolism.

Can You Eat Too Little Salt?

By Kate Cornell 5 Comments

It’s possible to eat too little sodium...but is it possible for you?

Green Tea May Reduce the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

By Kate Cornell No Comments

A study has shown that drinking coffee and green tea may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Foods High in Magnesium May Help Blood Sugar

By Kate Cornell 14 Comments

Here's what to eat to get more of this important mineral in your diet.

Cinnamon for Diabetes: The Potential Health Benefits

By Kate Cornell 6 Comments

Cinnamon has many health benefits, including helping lower blood glucose levels for those with diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Low-Carb Snacks for When Hunger and High Blood Sugar Strike Together

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 1 Comment

Find healthy snacks that won't spike your blood sugar at Diabetic Connect.

Studies Suggest Spirulina May Help Type 2 Diabetes

By Kate Cornell 1 Comment

A recent studyconducted in India suggests that taking the supplement spirulina may help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood glucose.

Avoid These 3 Blood Sugar Pitfalls When Dining Out

By Ginger Vieira 16 Comments

Keep these three foods away from you when you're out on the town.

Can Diet Soda Cause Diabetes?

By Susan Sloane 11 Comments

One ingredient in some diet soda, aspartame, has been shown to be metabolized in a way that potentially causes insulin production to increase too

Simple Sugars Aren't So Simple

By Amy Abbott 2 Comments

A Yale University study suggests not all sugars are created equal. For a diabetic, this study can add confusion about making the best diet choices.

5 Tips for Safe Alcohol Consumption

By Susan Sloane 2 Comments

It's not taboo to have a drink if you have diabetes. Understanding the effects of alcohol on your body will help you make informed decisions and party safely.

How You Cook Contributes to Insulin Resistance

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 9 Comments

Bad chemicals multiply when food is cooked a certain way. These harmful substances contribute to insulin resistance and the development of type 2 diabetes.

4 Tricks for a Diabetic-Friendly Halloween

By Susan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE 2 Comments

Incorporate these four tricks into your Halloween so you and your children can have a fun (and memorable) holiday.

The 15 Benefits of High-Fiber Foods

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

High-fiber carbohydrates have many health benefits, including lessening sugar peaks. Learn more about their benefits for a diabetic diet at Diabetic Connect.

Studies Reveal Even More Benefits of Fruit

By sloane 5 Comments

Cherries contain melatonin and anti-oxidants called anthocyanins. Learn about the health benefits of fruit for diabetes care at Diabetic Connect.

Choose the Right Fruits to Boost Your Diet

By Susan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE 18 Comments

Incorporate fruits into your total meal plan “budget.”