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Abigail David
Abigail David
March 19, 2019
These strategies for managing type 1 diabetes and mental health will ensure diabetics look after their mental well-being.

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The Good Enough Diabetic: Staying Healthy While Enjoying Life

Belinda self-describes herself as the “good enough” diabetic. She sometimes cuts corners, but she does everything she can to live the best life she can.
by Belinda Bruner on September 14, 2017
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Advice and Tips for Eating Out With Diabetes

With diabetes, special occasions can seem less like celebrations and more like endurance tests, food-wise. Afra shares her tips on eating out with diabetes.
by Afra Willmore on September 5, 2017
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How Does Coffee Affect My Diabetes and Can I Still Drink It?

There are many conflicting opinions about diabetes and coffee. What does coffee do to affect blood sugars and insulin levels? Find out here.
by Afra Willmore on August 23, 2017
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Exercise Tips for the Non-Athletic Diabetic

To many people, the thought of getting into an exercise program is a bit frightening. Rebecca offers her exercise tips for diabetics on getting started.
by Rebecca Paciorek on August 16, 2017
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Can Okra Help Diabetes?

Recently, there have been many questions about okra and its supposed curative effect on diabetes. Colleen provides more information about okra and diabetes.
by Colleen Kelly on August 10, 2017
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Rethink Your Drink With Diabetic-Friendly Fruit Infused Water

Looking for some great diabetic-friendly drinks? Rebecca shares her favorite fruit infused drinks for diabetics that you can start drinking today.
by Rebecca Paciorek on August 2, 2017
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What Diabetics Need to Know About Reading Food Labels

When living with diabetes, understanding food labels can help you make better choices that can keep your blood glucose levels healthy.
by Colleen Kelly on April 26, 2017
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Food Hacks for Diabetics Who Love to Eat

Diabetes is not a life sentence to boring food. Rebecca shares her diabetic food hacks for diabetics who enjoy eating appetizers, mains, and desserts.
by Rebecca Paciorek on April 12, 2017
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4 Foods With Hidden Sugar Diabetics Should Be Mindful Of

If you’ve gotten out of practice with label reading, it may time for a refresher. Here are four foods with hidden sugar you'll need to be mindful of.
by Colleen Kelly on March 1, 2017
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Roasted Broccoli and Barley Salad Recipe

Barley is loaded with health benefits — not to mention the fact that it’s delicious and nutty, and it pairs beautifully with practically anything savory.
by Launie Kettler on February 22, 2017