Want to Count Carbs More Accurately? Build Your Own Custom Carb Database
For people with type 1 or 2 diabetes carbohydrate, or carb, counting has evolved to be the most common method taught to help you plan meals and, if you take insulin, gauge your insulin doses. Carb counting is based on research showing that it’s the total amount of carbohydrate you eat that most impacts your blood glucose levels after you eat. (Check out two of my articles about the fine art of carbohydrate counting in Diabetic Living magazine Solving
Top Seven Diabetes Blogs/Social Networking Sites
Today people with diabetes have many more ways than ever of staying linked up on diabetes blogs and social networking sites. Check out my picks for the seven best sites. They're way more than blogs – they’re portals to online diabetes communities. You’ll find the latest research findings, stay abreast of the newest diabetes devices and technology advances or approvals of new medications.
U.S. News Publishes Blog by Warshaw, 4 Ways to Prevent and Treat Prediabetes
Link to Warshaw's blog 4 Ways to Prevent and Treat Prediabetes posted on U.S. News and World Report's website on 5/13/2010.
Conquering Childhood Obesity From Top Down, Ground Up
Listening to the Let’s Move press conference to release the first task force report, reinforced my observations that we’re moving full steam ahead to deal with and prevent childhood and adult overweight/obesity. Efforts are from the top down and the ground up.
Vtrim Online Weight Control – Lose Pounds, Change Your Lifestyle
What’s vtrim and what have I experienced first-hand?
Blog on Blogs: Top Ten in Nutrition Trends and Healthy Eating
Enjoy viewing my top ten picks for nutrition blogs - all of which are written by registered dietitians.
Type 2, Weight Loss and Control – Stop Dreaming, Act NOW
Do you (or a loved one) have type 2 diabetes and you’re under the impression that your blood glucose would rapidly fall into control if only you could just lose weight? Have you heard this promise from your healthcare provider (HCP)?
As a dietitian and diabetes educator nothing would please me more than to be able to say this is true. But it’s often not the case and particularly so as type 2 progresses over the years. My message to you, stop dreaming and act NOW!
The main mantra to people with type 2 diabetes, especially early on, used to be lose weight. Though losing 10 to 20 pounds can, especially early on after diagnosis, cause blood glucose to plummet and other medical problem to improve, research shows the continually pounding about weight loss that people often get from their health care provider needs to change. We know much more now about the progression of type 2.
Prediabetes, But Nearly No One Knows
In early March 2010, a research article titled Diabetes Risk Reduction Behaviors Among U.S. Adults with Prediabetes published in American Journal of Preventive Medicine, put in writing what many experts (including myself) conjectured.
Guest Post from diabetesmine.com: From Green Beer to Guinness Stout, Champagne, and More – Tips to Sip It Safely
Nutrition from the Ground Up: That’s the 2010 Nutrition Month Message
Nutrition from the ground up, that’s the official 2010 National Nutrition Month message. But what’s at the root of this message? More importantly, what seedlings from this message can you plant and grow into real changes in your eating habits in 2010 and beyond?