Category: low-carb diet

diabetes management, Diabetes Symptoms, Intensive management, low-carb diet, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes

5 Diabetes-Friendly Beverages for the Spring and Summer

The warm weather is finally here, and so is the wonderful season of outdoor get-togethers, BBQs, and very soon, laying on the beach! With these events and the heat, come opportunities to make diabetes-friendly choices about the cold beverages we consume. This quick list is sure to help you stay on course with your blood […]

A1c, bariatric surgery, beta cells, Diabetes Symptoms, diabetes tips, diets, freestyle, General, insulin, Intensive management, libre, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), low calorie, low carb high fat, low-carb diet, metformin (Glucophage), remission, retinopathy

Type 2 Diabetes Remission: What Is It and How Can It Be Done?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Emma Ryan and Jimmy McDermott Learn about three ways that may put type 2 diabetes into remission: low-carbohydrate diets, low-calorie diets, and bariatric surgery Type 2 diabetes is traditionally described as a progressive disease – without major lifestyle changes, A1C levels will gradually increase over time, […]

complications, Diabetes Symptoms, General, insulin, Intensive management, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), low-carb diet, retinopathy, support, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes

Do Scare Tactics Help People with Diabetes?

Yesterday, a shocking image circulated through the diabetes online community. It was a surefire way to send a message. A message that implied if you eat ice cream, you will one day see complications. It stated an alarming statistic that every 30 seconds, a leg is amputated due to diabetes. This triggered many and created […]

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5 Ideas for Eating on the Go with Diabetes

Braving rush hour traffic, shuttling the kids from practice to practice or running from meeting to meeting—these days, it’s easy for people to end up at the vending machine, convenience store or drive-thru regardless of dietary requirements. But for people living with diabetes, these situations can get even trickier. Not only can fast food meals […]

Diabetes Symptoms, food, gluten-free, low-carb diet, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes

Flourless Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies

This content originally appeared on Sugar-Free Mom. Republished with permission.In honor of National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day, we present Flourless Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies! Who says you can’t eat low-carb and have your PB&J, too? These flourless cookies are easily adapted with any nut butter or even sunflower seed butter for a nut-free […]

Diabetes Symptoms, food, gluten-free, insulin, Intensive management, low-carb diet, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Weight loss, Weight Management

Review: Notty Food High-Protein, Low-Carb Chocolate

Notty Foods has created a high-protein, low-carb chocolate that lacks in sugar but not in taste. I am so glad to have found this product because I have always had a sweet tooth but once I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I found chocolate made my blood sugars harder to manage. I started looking […]

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Dawn Shares How She Lost 100 Pounds

I had the pleasure of meeting Dawn almost four years ago through the diabetic online community. I post a “what’s your workout” post every morning on Type 1 Athletes Facebook page to serve as motivation for myself and others. I remember when Dawn first started chiming in. What started as a way for her to […]

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How to Care For Your Caregiver

Diabetes, as we all know, is a 24/7 condition, and besides feeling personal burnout from the constant highs, lows, diligent carbohydrate counting, and monitoring, our friends, family, and especially caregivers can sometimes feel that burnout as well. Nearly 29 percent of the adult population is a caregiver (or nearly 65 million people!); caregivers can be […]