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Check Out These Secrets for Better Blood Sugar Control

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You may think you’re doing everything possible to lower your blood sugar. While essential, avoiding sugar is only one part of managing diabetes. There are many more ‘secret’ strategies we should be using on our journey to better health. Read ...

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How Going For A Walk After Meals Improves Blood Sugar

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Everyone knows that exercise is an important part of overall health. What some may not realize is just how crucial physical activity is to effectively managing high blood sugar. Something as simple as a 10-15 minute walk after a meal ...

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What’s New In Diabetes Management? Focus On The Individual!

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Finally! Healthcare providers are shifting the focus of care to the needs of patients as individuals. This is a monumental change from the mindset of “Every patient with ABC is treated with the XYZ plan of care.” Instead of automatically ...

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Mindful Eating For Better Blood Sugar

Mindful eating… what does that mean? Being aware of what we are eating, how much we are eating, and when we are full. Another large part of being mindful with eating is acknowledging how food can impact how we feel. ...

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New Research Affirms – Red Wine Beneficial For Diabetics

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Recent research has found that drinking a glass of red wine with dinner increases levels of HDL (”good”) cholesterol. What’s more, these results were found in individuals with type II diabetes. Sound too good to be true? Believe it or ...

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Diabetes Fatigue – Is High Blood Sugar Making You Tired?

Are your efforts to manage blood sugar wearing you out? Balancing your diabetes with the stressors of everyday life can be overwhelming. It can also affect the ability to keep your blood sugar at a healthy level. ‘Diabetes fatigue’ can ...

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Cook Meals At Home To Reduce Stress & Anxiety

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Feeling stressed or anxious after a long day? Research has found that coming home and preparing a meal can significantly lower that stress and anxiety! How you ask? Your mind becomes occupied with the task at hand – finding a ...

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Research Finds Coffee Fights High Blood Sugar

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Are you a coffee lover? If not, you may want to give that cup o’ Joe a second look, especially if you’re a type II diabetic. New research has revealed one way in which the caffeine in coffee helps to ...

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Try This Simple Trick To Prevent Over-Eating

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Believe it or not, a study conducted at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that spending time in a cluttered, chaotic kitchen can cause people to consume more calories. Who could’ve ever imagined? A clean kitchen could be a ...

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Could Taking A Nap Help You Conquer Sugar Cravings?

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The National Sleep Foundation recommends adults get 7-9 hours of sleep every night. So, what happens when we don’t get enough sleep? New research has shown that getting less than 7 hours of sleep per night can put you at ...

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