If you define cure as it’s most commonly understood: "a healing or remedy by which health is restored,” then in all accuracy, weight loss is not a "cure" for type 2 diabetes. That is, there is no remedy that will resolve the disease itself. However, while diabetes is not … [Read more...] about Can Weight Loss Cure Type 2 Diabetes?
What is the best diabetic diet for weight loss? Ask 10 experts and you just might get 10 different answers! Look at the American Diabetes Association, weight watchers, or talk to a registered dietitian (or 5) - and you'll end up even more confused than ever. Yep, join the … [Read more...] about Best Diabetic Diet for Weight Loss (Science Reveals the Facts)
Happy January!!! I hope the holidays have found you well. While I’m sure you may have eaten foods and portions outside the normal routine, I hope you’ve not gotten yourself too far in the hole in terms of weight and blood sugar. Regardless of whether you’ve taken a few steps … [Read more...] about Setting Smart Goals for Your Diabetic Weight Loss Plan
In addition to the stress, temptations and hustle-bustle of the holiday season, emotionalism sneaks in along with childhood favs and nostalgia. It doesn’t take any time for me to conjure up special memories of decorating Christmas cookies with my family, eating coffeecake and … [Read more...] about The Relationship Between Emotional Eating and Healthy Holiday Eating with Type 2 Diabetes
While there are way too many type 2 diabetes medications to list in a single article, I will briefly describe some of the most common ones as well as their generic names and brand names in parenthesis. What you’ll find is that the generic terms within the same category of … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetic Medication List and Guide
Prediabetes is a condition where blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to officially be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. What people frequently say is that during the prediabetic time, pancreatic function is declining. However, this is often not the … [Read more...] about Your Guide to PreDiabetes