Month: April 2019

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Understanding the Dangers of Hypoglycemia Unawareness

For anyone who lives with diabetes (or the people who care for them), the threat of hypo unawareness of a terrifying thought. People with diabetes struggle with low blood sugar on a weekly, if not daily, basis, but the idea of not realizing you’re going low, especially while sleeping, is a downright disturbing thought. So, […]

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New study: A low-carb breakfast could be ideal for diabetes control

What should you eat for breakfast if you have diabetes? We’ve always recommended that you skip the carbs and fuel up with fat and protein instead — and a new study confirms that this is excellent advice. The study, published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, has shown that eating a low-carbohydrate, high-fat breakfast […]

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A Relationship with Someone with Diabetes Can Be a Special Challenge

This content originally appeared on Integrated Diabetes Services. Republished with permission.We all know relationships are hard. We all know that living with diabetes is hard. So being in a relationship with someone with diabetes can be a special challenge! Back in the 90s, Gary Chapman wrote a pretty great book on relationships and communication called […]

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Thai-Style Curry Beef & Pasta

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes 1box Dreamfields Spaghetti 1pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, about 3/4 to 1 inch thick 2cloves garlic, minced 2tablespoons canola or vegetable oil, divided 3cups broccoli florets 1medium bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch thick strips 1medium onion, cut into 8 wedges 2 to 3teaspoons minced fresh ginger […]

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RYAN REED WINS IN DAYTONA…..Diabetes at 187 mph!!!!!

I have no voice from screaming at the TV. Car accident after car accident. Two involving Ryan. But still, he kept coming back. And kept coming back. In a race that went into overtime…. Ryan Reed won at Daytona tonight in one of the longest races ever on record. BAM TAKE THAT DIABETES. My heart was […]

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Can eating bacon increase the risk of bowel cancer?

Bacon for breakfast or a steak for dinner may be popular go-to meals for someone monitoring their carb intake, but could these choices be increasing their risk of bowel cancer? This is the latest claim according to a study published yesterday in the International Journal of Epidemiology. The study was conducted by a group of […]