Diabetes Health in The News: Self-Management Needed & Low-Carb

http://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Aug-20_-2015_-1_18_36-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download Click here to listen to the audio version of  Diabetes Health In The News Experts Say Diabetes Self-Management Requires Better Education At the recent American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Conference, two presenters explained the importance of providing diabetes patients with better education on how to manage their condition. While patients as a whole have gotten better at controlling

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AskNadia: Are the Nitrates in My Low Carb Diet Bad

Dear Nadia, I am on a low carb diet for my diabetes. My blood sugars are good, but I worry about the nitrates in the meat? Sylvia PA Dear Sylvia, The nitrate food additive is of great concern to many people. To make this issue more complex, you should know that nitrates are not unique to commercially prepared cured meats. They can also be found

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AskNadia: Is My Low Carb Diet Causing a False Pre Diabetes Diagnosis

Dear Nadia, When you are  loosing weight on a low carb diet, does this artificially inflate my pre-diabetes glucose test?  Paula Corin Linnwood WA Dear Paula, Pre-diabetes statistics have been in the news for several years with great concern for our national population. It is great that you are staying on top of your health and paying attention to your diet to be one less

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Type 2 Diabetes: Nurse’s lifestyle Changes After Her Diagnosis

By Tanya Caylor When Vickie Betz got to age 49 without developing the Type 2 diabetes that had caused her mom so many health problems, she thought she’d escaped that fate. Shortly afterward she received her own diagnosis. “I can’t have cookies anymore!” she wailed. “Yes you can,” her doctor replied. “You just can’t have them every day.” Though disappointed, Betz knew she was fortunate

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FDA Recall: Victory Kitchens Ltd. Recalls Products Containing Chicken From An Ineligible Country

By Nadia Al-Samarrie A while back ago I started updating our readers on the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. When I came across this site, I thought my readers with diabetes should know about the foods that are being recalled for a variety of reasons. Especially, for those who have a low carbohydrate diet. It’s a good thing that our Government is doing a

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Type 2 Comedian Drew Carey Sheds 80 Pounds, Says No-Carb Diet Did It

Keep a close eye on this story. It has two elements necessary for creating a lot of buzz: a celebrity and his unconventional “cure” for a disease.  People magazine reports that comedian Drew Carey says he has stopped his type 2 diabetes – and the need to take any medications for it – by shedding 80 pounds through a diet in which he almost totally

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Biking Away From Diabetes

Martie Neugent’s diagnosis of type 2 diabetes is one of those moments that he looks back on thankfully. He learned that he had the condition in 2000, at age 32, during what he assumed would be a routine trip to the doctor. Instead, it turned out to be a pivotal opportunity to make one of two choices.  He could go on exactly as he had,

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