Nobody likes getting sick. Cos' let's face it, there are few things more miserable than being confined to a bed or couch struggling to breathe and carry out daily activities. And unfortunately, diabetes increases risk of illness of many kinds, including the flu. The reason … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes and Flu: Does illness influence blood sugar levels?
When many of us think of peas, we picture the unappetizing green mush we might have been served as a child. But peas are so much more than that and come in many different varieties. In particular, sugar snap and snow peas are two absolutely delicious, crunchy, and satisfying … [Read more...] about Sugar Snap/Snow Peas and Type 2 Diabetes
We get lots of questions about type 2 diabetes medication, and rightly so, it can all be overwhelming and confusing. And sometimes it just isn't easy to find the answers you're looking for. Really, the best person to talk to about your medications is your physician. But we've … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Type 2 Diabetes Medication
Peanut butter is a food that’s close to so many of our hearts. And nutrition guides often recommend veggies dipped in peanut butter as a healthy and satisfying snack. But for diabetics, the important question is: is peanut butter low carb? And, how does it fit into a diabetic … [Read more...] about Is Peanut Butter Low Carb?
Honey has been used to sweeten foods and cure minor ailments for centuries. There are even 8,000 year old cave paintings that depict humans foraging for honey in the wild! That's because we all know that honey tastes good, right? Oh yes, that sweet syrup is divine. But is honey … [Read more...] about Is Honey Good for Diabetes?
Here at DMP we're all about helping type 2 diabetics (and prediabetics) eat a healthy low carb diet. But when it comes to low carb snacks, it can be a bit tricky if you're new to eating low carb. Or it may just be the case that you just need some inspiration for something … [Read more...] about 40 Low Carb Snacks for Diabetics