I find it truly amazing that most doctors don't automatically send people for a blood test for insulin resistance. Why am I amazed? Because insulin resistance is a precursor for the development of type 2 diabetes and it's often present for up to 10 years before an 'official' … [Read more...] about Pre-diabetes/ Insulin Resistance Test
Insulin Insulin is a hormone released from the pancreas, one of the body's endocrine organs. The body is truly fascinating the way it works because there is a neural network in the pancreas and digestive tract that coordinate insulin release. Insulin helps to regulate blood … [Read more...] about Insulin and Insulin Resistance
I got interested in the role of inflammation in the development of disease when I was doing my Masters in Nutrition. Since then my interest hasn't ceased because personally I find it an incredibly interesting topic (I hope you will too).I believe that if you want to get the best … [Read more...] about Inflammation and Diabetes
Here at Diabetes Meal Plans our diet philosophy is based on a natural whole foods, lower carb approach. This is a scientifically proven diet and nutrition strategy that can help you gain control over blood sugar and A1C. If you can base your eating plan predominantly on the … [Read more...] about Diabetes Friendly Food List
Did you know that one of the most commonly asked questions is how many carbs per day is best for a diabetic to eat? No doubt that's why you're here reading this as well, right?! And like many other people you may also be totally confused by that question? I don't blame you … [Read more...] about How Many Carbs Per Day For A Diabetic?
What are healthy carbohydrates for a diabetic? What are you supposed to be eating? These are common questions that can be confusing so let's get straight to business and dig in and answer those questions now. Let's walk through some of the individual aspects and then we'll wrap … [Read more...] about Guide to Healthy Carbohydrates