During my Masters in Nutrition I had to do one project on my choice of chronic condition and a dietary factor that can help improve that condition. Like most of my projects I chose type 2 diabetes to focus on. Previously I’d learned about oleocanthal, an ingredient in olive oil … [Read more...] about Olive Oil and Diabetes
Reader question:I think my blood sugar is all over the place and I haven't really been testing it regularly. I need to get better control I think but when should I check my blood sugar levels because I'm not really sure how often or when is best?First, let's just recap normal … [Read more...] about When Should I Check My Blood Sugar Levels?
New to diabetes and not sure what all this talk about controlling blood sugar level actually means?! I don't blame you. It can be hard enough getting your head around what normal blood sugar is and when you need to test, let alone controlling blood sugar level! It can all seem … [Read more...] about Controlling Blood Sugar Levels: What? Why? How?
Have you been told by your doctor that your diabetes will progress regardless? That in years to come you will likely develop some type of complication like neuropathy or eye issues? Is this true? Yes and No, because it depends on how well you take care of yourself.Diabetes … [Read more...] about Will My Diabetes Progress Regardless?
Sugar, sugar, sugar...sweet, sweet, sweet...it's just human nature to love it. In fact believe it or not even studies show young babies and infants have a preference for sweet tastes. So how can we help it, right? But when it comes to having sweets I'm not a sugar advocate at … [Read more...] about Best Sweetener For Diabetics
When it comes to type 2 diabetes we hear lots of things, myths, and stories, and often don't know what to believe. Here at Diabetes Meal Plans we bust myths and cut through the confusion so you have the facts!One of my favorite diabetes books is 'The Blood Sugar Solution' written … [Read more...] about Is Diabetes Reversible? Let’s Bust Some Myths