Quotes & Articles

Medicare in 2016: What to Know if You Have Diabetes

The Spring issue of Diabetic Living has an article by Hope that is a basic primer for persons with diabetes on what they should know about medicare in 2016.  Hope covers overall changes, what's new in Parts A & B, Medicare Advantage (Part C) and the Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D).  She also goes over how to make changes to your plan to get the best coverage.

7 Ways Nutritionists Eat Out Without Gaining Weight

In this Prevention article by Caroline Praderio, Hope recommends that you “practice portion control from the point you order, not when it's in front of you.”  Hope says to ask  your server to bring half the meal already boxed up in a takeout container when you place your order—not at the end of the meal.

Making Sense of the New Dietary Guidelines

In this DX article, Hope explains what’s in the new congressionally mandated Dietary Guidelines.  She reviews the guidelines history, shares what’s new in them, details their five guiding principles and discusses how they apply for people with diabetes.

Your Fitness Questions Answered

Diabetic Living’s Winter 2015 issue contains an article written by Hope that answers nine questions on how to be active while living with diabetes while making exercise simple and safe.  She answers:

Diabetes Advocacy Orgs: Their Successes in 2015 and Plans for 2016

Hope talks with Diabetes Mine about the American Association of Diabetes Educators’ 2015 successes and its new strategic plan.

Why Are We Ignoring Diabetes Education?

Riva Greenberg interviews Hope in her role as the 2016 president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators where Hope discusses how most people with diabetes who see a primary care provider, are not getting referred for diabetes self-management education.

Gestational Diabetes: A Chance to Stop Type 2

Over half of women diagnosed with gestational diabetes around the world will develop type 2 diabetes within the next decade. In the Fall 2015 issue of Diabetic Living, Hope writes about how the “birth of your baby doesn’t signify the end of diabetes—in fact, it’s just the beginning. But awareness and preventive measures can deliver a healthy future for you and your child.”

A Dietitian for Me?

Hope gives tips in The DX on how to find and work with a registered dietitian. 

Fiber Facts

Hope’s DX blog discusses how to get – and count – the recommended daily amount of fiber in your meal plan.