Category Archives: Diet Choices

Five Ways to Get Back on Track When You’re Burned Out

Burnout is common among people with diabetes, especially those who have had the disease for years, even decades. Diabetes management can be exhausting, confusing, and frustrating, particularly when you think you are doing everything right but your blood sugars still …

A Celebrity Chef’s Documentary About Diabetes

Not long ago, celebrity chef Charles Mattocks, who was recently diagnosed with diabetes, came across the twitter account that I use to connect with the diabetes community. He called me and told me about his idea for making a documentary …

Standing Up For Sugar, the Hypoglycemia Alert Dog

We are a tight-knit community.  I’m not talking about my neighbors in my hometown of Chicago.  I’m talking about my worldwide neighbors in the diabetic online community.  Anyone dealing with diabetes knows the bond that it brings.  When a person …

Type 1 & Type 2: How to Safely Make Fish a Part of Your Diet

The American Heart Association (AHA)recommends that people consume omega-3 fatty acids, found in the flesh of oily fish,for their heart-protective benefits. However,some types of fish contain high levels ofcontaminants, including mercury.

For most people, the benefits of eating fishoutweigh the …