Regardless of where you live around the globe, we're all familiar with the food pyramid, right? It's a picture we've all grown up with that supposedly represents all the "healthy" foods we're meant to eat and in what quantities. When we think about it, we assume that large … [Read more...] about Diabetes Food Pyramid: Lower Blood Sugar & A1c
While there are various "diets" you could follow, research shows that a low carbohydrate diet works very well to help control blood sugar and A1c levels in type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. The benefits of a diabetes low carb diet include:Decreased blood glucose … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes Low Carb Diet Guidelines
Diabetes and high blood pressure share an intricate relationship. Diabetes puts you at greater risk of high blood pressure and vice versa. The major problem is you can't feel high blood pressure but if it is present, your risk of cardiovascular disease increases … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes and High Blood Pressure: What’s the Connection?
As a person with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, you've probably heard that you're at greater risk of heart disease. And it certainly is true. So today we're talking with cardiologist, Dr. Adam Splaver from NanoHealth Associates, to understand the connection between heart … [Read more...] about Heart Disease and Diabetes
You're sitting at the doctors office with the bad news of a type 2 diabetes diagnosis and you vaguely remember the doctor saying something about the risks of being uncontrolled. At a time like this, with your head already reeling, it can be hard to take anything in. And even … [Read more...] about The Dangers of Leaving Your Type 2 Diabetes Uncontrolled
Here at Diabetes Meal Plans our diet philosophy focuses on a natural whole foods, lower carb approach. This is a scientifically proven diet and nutrition strategy that can help you gain control over blood sugar and A1C. Gaining good blood sugar control can reduce your risk of … [Read more...] about Diabetes Friendly Food List