November 12, 2018

Social Media and Diabetes Building Bridges Through Collaboration and Consensus

Building Collaboration

This article, Building Bridges Through Collaboration and Consensus: Expanding Awareness and Use of Peer Support and Peer Support Communities Among People With Diabetes, Caregivers, and Health Care Providers, is published in a special issue of Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, titled Social Media and Diabetes. It details the development of collaboration between the diabetes peer support communities and the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

 
August 29, 2018

Tips for Making Salads a Healthy Choice

Many of us think of salads as a healthy choice, but the truth is that there are many ways to turn a salad into a nutritional nightmare! In this short video with Diabetes What To Know I share some tips from Eat Out, Eat Well - the Guide To Eating Healthy in Any Restaurant for making a salad the healthy choice it should be!!

 
August 9, 2018

Meal Planning Tips from An Expert

We all know that we should eat more non-starchy vegetables... but that's easier said than done. In this in this short video with Diabetes What To Know I share some meal planning tips for getting more non-starchy vegetables in your diet.

 
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

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 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 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!

 

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.

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.

 

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