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Friday Foodie: Pecan Zucchini Bread

If you are a diabetic, you have probably heard that you should stay away from bread as much as possible; however, not all bread is created equal. The recipe below is for a bread that is not only healthy, but contains fiber that can help with weight loss and improve insulin sensitivity. Zucchini health benefits: […]

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Whatever The Verdict Might Be …

Five days ago, the world watched as Derek Chauvin, a police officer from Minneapolis, MN, was convicted on all three charges in the murder of George Floyd. The murder drew worldwide attention when it first occurred almost a year ago, and most people waited anxiously to see what would be the outcome. Many unarmed black […]

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Lifestyle Choices Are Key For Managing Type 2 Diabetes

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Walking: Your Pathway To Happiness

If you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, your doctor may have told you that one of the best ways to cope with the disease is to increase your physical activity. But you may be thinking you don’t have the energy or you don’t feel well enough to exercise. Well, I have just the solution […]

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Changing Your Mentality About Weight Loss

If you are diabetic and overweight, you are probably trying to lose weight in order to control your diabetes. However your mentality about weight loss will determine whether you succeed or fail in your efforts . If you have negative feelings about eating healthier or moving your body, then it’s going to be really hard […]

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Hip Fracture Risk For Those With Diabetes

This article that came into my inbox was a very disturbing one for me. In a previous post, I told you about my husband falling in a parking lot and breaking his hip. Did I also tell you he is a type 2 diabetic? So, when I read the article about a study that stated, […]

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Monday Motivation – Can We Be Patient?

As the coronavirus pandemic drags on in the US and around the world, many are asking themselves, “how long?” How long again until we can go to the supermarket and not feel like we’re being stalked by some unseen creature about to pounce on us? How long before we can stop wiping down everything that […]

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Overcoming Guilt

When my children were little, I could usually tell when they were guilty of some mischief just by looking at their faces. Sometimes they might try to lie their way out of the situation, but their facial expressions usually gave them away. Now that they are older they know they no longer have reason to […]

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Diabetic Meal Plan For The Holidays

In my last post, I wrote about the types of diabetes, how it affects your health and what you can do to prevent diabetes. With the holidays approaching, you may be wondering what you can eat without sabotaging your health. Here are some more tips to help you plan for the holidays: Eat a balanced […]

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This Is American Diabetes Month

Did you know that November is Diabetes Awareness Month? It is a time set aside in the United States to bring awareness to this very common disease and to educate the public on what we can do to help ourselves and/or our loved ones deal with it. Diabetes is a devastating illness, but the good […]