diabetes

How to Safely Dispose of Your Diabetes Sharps Supplies

How to Safely Dispose of Your Diabetes Sharps Supplies

When I first started working as a diabetes educator, I found there was one important topic that was rarely discussed. When a patient newly diagnosed with diabetes came into my office, many times they had already been provided with basic education on a variety of topics by their physician and endocrinologist. They often had a…

How to Stay on Track with Your Carb Conscious Meal Plan

How to Stay on Track with Your Carb Conscious Meal Plan

Whether you are watching your carb intake to keep diabetes in check or just feel better following a low carbohydrate diet, you can stick to your carb conscious meal plan without sacrificing flavor. This post was created in partnership with Dannon Light & Fit. I have been compensated for my time commitment. However, my opinions…

Successfully Managing Diabetes Throughout the Holiday Season

Successfully Managing Diabetes Throughout the Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again. The holiday season is upon us, and with all of the festivities can come the seemingly inescapable holiday weight gain, or so you may think. Although a research study found perceived weight gain throughout the holidays to average around 3.5 pounds, in reality, actual weight gain during the holiday…