Salt. We've all heard that too much salt is 'bad.' And with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, perhaps you've heard it's even worse for your health. The truth is, there's always a bit more to the story. Let's explore salt in more depth so you can get past the myths and understand … [Read more...] about Salt for Diabetes: Is It Really All That Bad?
Vitamins and minerals are essential to good health. But when you have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, you risk being deficient of nutrients. We're here today to share detailed information about diabetes and zinc. Read on to learn:How zinc deficiency is linked to … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes and Zinc
Some foods like barley are promoted as a healthy whole grain. But when it comes to diabetes, are whole grains like barley good? Read on as we explore the ins and outs of barley nutrition and it's relationship to diabetes treatment.What is Barley? Barley is a chewy, nutty … [Read more...] about Is Barley Good For Diabetes?
Too many of the wrong foods can quickly send your blood sugar levels soaring after eating, which will in turn raises your A1c and makes it difficult to gain control over your type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. When blood sugar or A1c run riot, you can increase your risk of … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Blood Sugar Level After Eating
Since the inception of our website, we’ve received hundreds of personal questions, many of them asking about a specific blood glucose measurement and how to interpret it. We LOVE this because it means people are being proactive in their diabetes management, making efforts to … [Read more...] about What Does My Blood Glucose Measurement Mean? A ‘How-To’ on Reading Your Numbers
As someone with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes maintaining a healthy blood sugar range is paramount for good health. It’s important to be able to interpret your own sugar level to know how to improve your diabetes control. To help you understand what your numbers mean, we've … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: What Is A Healthy Blood Sugar Range?