Being that we're here to help people with type 2 diabetes eat well and be well, questions (and confusions) about blood glucose levels come up all the time! Like many discussions we've had here before, we collect a bunch of questions and put them together to help you get a better … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Blood Glucose Levels Q&A
Dietary fat is a necessary part of your every diet. In fact, without it your body would not be able to function properly. Fat is responsible for keeping your cell membranes flexible, which allows for nutrient transport into and out of the cell. It is also needed for your body … [Read more...] about 15+ Foods with Healthy Fats
Orange juice is one of those beverages that most people assume is healthy. And while it may be fine in small doses for the general population, for people with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, there is more to the story.JUMP TO: What is orange juice | Orange juice nutrition … [Read more...] about Orange Juice for Diabetes & Prediabetes: Yes or No?
Understanding A1c for prediabetes gives you important data about how your condition is travelling. For instance, if your A1c is going down, your health is getting better. On the other hand, if your A1c is going up, you're moving toward a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Obviously … [Read more...] about A1c for Prediabetes: Understanding Your Numbers
Calories and carbohydrates are two words that get thrown around quite frequently when talking about nutrition and diabetes. A question we often hear is: “What is more important to manage my diabetes: low carb or low calories?” Trying to navigate between counting calories and … [Read more...] about Carbs vs Calories for Type 2 Diabetes
No doubt at some point during your prediabetes or type 2 diabetes diagnosis or treatment, you've been required to have a fasting blood sugar test in the clinic or conducted one at home yourself. It goes without saying that, a major part of successfully managing your prediabetes … [Read more...] about All About A Fasting Blood Sugar Test (Clinic & At-Home)