Food and nutrition advice for diabetes can be conflicting and overwhelming. Knowing the right amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat that your body can handle are vitally important to keeping your blood sugar in check. Eating well with diabetes can make a huge difference in quality of life and control of the disease. Educate yourself on the carb count of various food and how your body responds to carb intake.
Shock, disbelief and outright denial are common responses to a new diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes (T2D). How did this happen? What can I do about it? I feel fine….for the most part. Can diabetes be reversed? T2D is one of the most commonly-seen conditions in primary care medical offices and affects almost 10% of the US population or roughly 30 million Americans. Additionally, 79 million adults have impaired glucose tolerance or “pre-diabetes,” which is defined as elevated blood sugar that does not reach the mark for an outright diagnosis of diabetes. Read below for a comprehensive guide to [...]