June 20, 2018

Sound Bites Podcast: Learn, Connect, Engage: Peer Support Communities

Back for a third appearance on Sound Bites, the very successful Podcast of my colleague Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE, I discussed the value of peer support and peer support communities for people with diabetes and their caregivers. I was joined by two people from the diabetes peer support community, Anna Norton, CEO of Diabetes Sisters and a person with type 1 diabetes and Shelby Kinnaird, a peer support leader for Diabetes Sisters and person with type 2 diabetes.

 
March 27, 2018

What to Know about Diabetes and Pizza

We all love pizza... but can people with type 2 diabetes eat it and stay healthy?  I say "Yes,"  in this short video with Diabetes What To Know. Enjoy some tips from Eat Out, Eat Well - the Guide To Eating Healthy in Any Restaurant.

 
March 27, 2018

Portion Control 101 – Tips from an Expert

I talk about the three biggest pitfalls of restaurant eating and what to do about them in this short video with Diabetes What To Know. Enjoy some tips from Eat Out, Eat Well - the Guide To Eating Healthy in Any Restaurant.

 

 
March 6, 2018

The Challenges of Eating Out

I talk about the three biggest pitfalls of restaurant eating and what to do about them in this short video with Diabetes What To Know. Enjoy some tips from Eat Out, Eat Well - the Guide To Eating Healthy in Any Restaurant.

 
February 21, 2018

Unveiling NEW Peer Support Resources for You

This blog was written with David Edelman and crossposted AADE

We’re super excited to unveil the new peer support section of the AADE website!

 
January 23, 2018

Diabetes Primetime: Eating Out at Restaurants

I just did a wonderful Facebook Live video interview on eating out healthfully with Ansley Dalbo, the founder of an innovative education/advocacy resource for people with type 2 diabetes, Diabetes- What To Know.  It was great fun and I think you'll find it very informative too.  Enjoy and let me know what you think.

 
January 23, 2018

Mind over Matter: Hunger, Appetite and Sugar Cravings, Oh My!

Yes, it’s that time of year again when your eyes are likely on the lookout for tips to trim pounds and to control your hunger and appetite. You may also catch come-on headlines for articles about how to control sugar cravings and sweet cravings.

 
December 5, 2017

Holiday Festivities and Healthy Eating Habits CAN Go Hand in Hand

Holiday EatingOh yes, it’s that time of year again when the holiday festivities (aka less than healthy food choices and eating habits) kick-off with nibbles on that bucket of leftover Halloween candy, onward during Thanksgiving, and through family and holiday gatherings in December.

 
November 8, 2017

How Does SPLENDA® Fit into a Diabetes Diet Plan?

With all the myths and media hype about low-calorie sweeteners that are swirling around, if you are a person with diabetes, I bet you wonder if you’re wise to use them. As a long time dietitian and diabetes educator with extensive expertise in the research and practical use of low-calorie sweeteners, it’s important to me that you have accurate knowledge on this topic.

 

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