Quotes & Articles

The Power of Produce

In this Today's Dietitian article, Hope shared the ways she and her family maximize their consumption of fruits and vegetables. She said, “Keeping produce prepped and ready to eat increases the odds that it will get eaten.

Carb Counting for Diabetes: The Basics

Diabetes Mine’s Wil Dubois provides a deep dive into the ins and outs of basic and advanced carbohydrate counting for people with diabetes. Hope provides perspective on the challenges of carbohydrate counting. She offers a way people can observe their glucose responses to various meals and learn to adjust their insulin needs. Check, learn and keep notes is her suggestion. Easy, no! Valuable, yes! 

The 7 Best Foods to Order at Denny’s, According to Nutritionists

In this Women's Health article, Hope suggests using one of her favorite tactics, menu creativity, at Denny’s to choose a healthy lunch or dinner. She says, "Practice menu creativity by picking and choosing from soups and sides. As an example, order a bowl of vegetable soup, a side salad with dressing on the side, and seasonal fresh fruit. That makes for a healthy lunch or light dinner." Yes, it’s possible to eat healthy at Denny’s!

Nutrition Dimension Offers Wrap Up of AADE18

Hope offers her thoughts on hot topics at the 2018 annual American Association of Diabetes Educators conference in this Nutrition Dimension article. On her list is DANA, AADE’s new technology one-stop online resource, the importance of educators discussing the value of and resources for peer support and the new Eversense implantable Continuous Glucose Monitor.

AADE Gets Serious About Embracing the Diabetes Patient Community + Peer Support

Over the last five plus years Hope has worked tirelessly to support connections between people with diabetes using social media to remove some of the isolation of diabetes. She has also advocated for the role of peer support and their caregivers among diabetes healthcare providers. In October 2017 Hope, on behalf of the American Association of Diabetes Educators co-convened an AADE and Peer Support Community gathering to explore how to build bridges between the two communities. This Diabetes Mine blog is a recap of this gathering and action steps to move this effort forward... Read More

Fermented Foods - Do They Really Impact Diabetes?

Hope is interviewed by Diabetes Mine's Amy Tenderich, along with two other CDEs (Certified Diabetes Educators), Toby Smithson and Sarah Picklo on this year's latest "superfood" trend - fermented foods.

New consensus report standardizes diabetes outcomes beyond HbA1c

Hope's perspectives piece appears at the end of an Endocrine Today article;

How to Eat Healthy in a Mexican Restaurant

Americans love Mexican food. We gobble down more tortilla chips than potato chips, more salsa than ketchup. The good news is that authentic Mexican food can be very healthy, even reducing your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

The “More Is Better” Protein Myth

Hope is interviewed in the article that cuts through the misinformation that people diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes too often receive.  Read more ...

Gift-worthy food and nutrition books, from Sunday suppers to moms-to-be

This article features Hope's book, Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy, as one of eight titles from Barbara Quinn, registered dietitian and certi