Quotes & Articles

Interview on Low Calorie Sweeteners

Medscape's Mark Harmel, MPH, CDE states, "The current dietary guidelines highlight the fact that there is too much added sugars in our food, and statistics show that Americans are consuming too much added sugars.

Prediabetes Day at AADE

The AADE has been quietly working for years developing their prediabetes expertise, and at this year’s meeting in San Diego, they are devoting a day to focus on the topic with sessions in each time slot. Hope, in her role as AADE 2016 President, previews the meeting in this 2:31 minute Medscape video: 

What’s New on the New Nutrition Facts Label

Wondering what has been changed, deleted or added on the new Nutrition Facts Label? Read Hope's TheDX story to get all the facts.

Quicker, Healthier Breakfasts: Kick start a day of more healthful eating

Mornings, from the sound of that alarm to getting out the door, might sometimes feel like one continuous race. Does this time-strapped rush cause you to eat unhealthy foods for breakfast, or skip it altogether? Read Hope's blog on TheDX for some tips to make breakfast happen, along with ideas for quick-to-fix and tasty-to-eat breakfasts that may help keep blood glucose levels on an even keel.

Sitting Too Much? How sedentary behavior may affect health

In this TheDx story Hope discusses the prevelance and costs of sedentary behavior. She dives into how much sitting is too much and how to reduce sedentary behavior. Hope provides realistic tips  to combat this risk factor that can lead to developing prediabetes, type 2 diabetes and heart and blood vessel diseases. 

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: