Without a doubt, eating healthy protein sources is critically important to good health. And as a vegetarian following a diabetes diet, protein can be a little more confusing since it's not as simple as saying eat meat or chicken. Let's clear up any confusions you may have and … [Read more...] about Vegetarian Protein Sources for Your Diabetes Diet
Are you wondering what breakfast cereal is okay for diabetes? You're not alone! We're constantly receiving comments such as:"I like breakfast cereal, but most of the have too much sugar and are full of carbs, which ones can I have?" "Are whole wheat cereals any … [Read more...] about Breakfast Cereal for Diabetes: Let’s Crunch Some Numbers
Carbohydrates are the nutrient that has the greatest impact on your blood sugar and A1c levels. And perhaps you've discovered that the category of carbohydrates is also one of the most confusing parts of nutrition - you're not alone! It can take some time to get your head … [Read more...] about Carbohydrate Examples: For Better Blood Sugar Control
In a previous post, we covered simple carbohydrates. The short of it is that a simple carbohydrate is a short chain of sugar that doesn’t require digestive processing. This means it uptakes into the bloodstream quickly and can cause higher spikes in blood sugar compared to other … [Read more...] about What Is A Complex Carbohydrate?
When it comes to carbohydrates it can be confusing, right? You might have heard of complex carbs, that sugar is a carb, and glucose...is that the same as sugar, and what is a simple carbohydrate exactly? Yep, the carbohydrate category of foods is the most difficult one to get … [Read more...] about What Is A Simple Carbohydrate?
Statins are often prescribed to people with diabetes and prediabetes with the goal to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke events, or to prevent death from cardiovascular disease. In fact, since being introduced in the late 80s, statins are now the most commonly prescribed … [Read more...] about Statins and Diabetes: Need to Know Facts