Today is World Diabetes Day and we want to give back to two organizatons that are helping to support the present and future for those of us with diabetes.
Why would anyone willingly give up their insulin pump? I recently did and I'm reveling in my new-found freedom of multiple daily injections.
Lisa La Nasa of diaVerge.com is a regular contributor to DiabetesDaily.com and their incredibly large worldwide audience. Here are links to all of the exclusive content written for Diabetes Daily that you won't see anywhere else.
My experience at Walmart, with a stranger looking for advice about blood glucose meters, made me question all of what we are taught as people with type 1 diabetes.
Ever wonder what it's like to travel with diabetes and low carb eating? Lisa has done it and challenged herself to pack no food or snacks for the long international flights and 10 days in Spain. How did it go? Did she have success? Read more here.
What to do when someone questions you about low carb eating? What do you say and does it even matter? Know your audience and approach it with ease, but in the long run, what you're doing is for you.
We've posted all 15 of our Spring Training Series videos here, along with links and useful information that was discussed in each video. If you're looking for a quick daily guide to get started with low carb for diabetes, this is it!
The desire to move, to change, to grow, to learn is sometimes unquenchable. No matter what the experience, clarity comes with time. "If You Plant A Seed Today, It Won't Grow By Tomorrow. But If You Water And Feed It Everyday, Eventually You Will See The Flowers!" - Victoria Uzzell
Sugar is everywhere in the modern world, but do we really know the affect of sugar on our bodies or our minds? How much is too much sugar in the American diet? We discuss how the food industry is trying to deceive the consumer and how it's far too easy for most people to consume too much daily sugar.
These people are dedicated to spreading knowledge about low carb for diabetes management. They work tirelessly as doctors, nurses, professors, researchers and community-builders. Thank you to each of these people, and the many more who are not listed here, for your work as a "Low Carb Diabetes Influencer."
We've been told by advertisers that we're too busy to cook fresh meals. We've believed that convenience foods are in our best interest. We've been tricked. Large food corporations are funding our medical organizations with sponsorships. What happens if we DON't buy into that? What can we do instead?
In the third and final part of of our interview with Dr. Richard K. Bernstein, we discuss the autoimmune issues that he and his family experience, his view of the "low carb battle" we are waging and the interview wraps up with his favorite and most dramatic subject.
Part two of our interview with Dr. Richard K. Bernstein. We discuss stress, exercise, overeating, the role of amylin, and more. Find out what Dr. B enjoys for stress relief.
Lisa of diaVerge.com conducted an hour long in-person interview with Dr. Richard K. Bernstein. Read about her experience and an interview excerpt on how we can help Dr. B continue his practice and spread his knowledge and research. Full interview to be posted later this week.
There are many factors that influence blood glucose spikes. Here we look at a few of those factors and how they can often work together to create unexpectedly hight blood glucose levels.
How does fruit affect your blood glucose control? Should you be eating it? What about the nutrients in fruit? The guide to Dr. Bernstein's recommendations regarding fruit.
I stopped at Whole Foods Market for the first time in years. What I found was overwhelming, beautiful, and expensive... but I did also find a few items I've been wanting to try. Here is my review of Lily's Chocolate, Epic Meat Bars and GimMe Seaweed Snacks.
The morning of January 15th was unlike any other in my life. Convulsions and a BG of 19 mg/dL, which led to a pinched nerve in my neck and continuing symptoms. This severe hypoglycemia was not a result of low carb, as some would like to blame, but of exhaustion and making one bad decision.
Although protein isn't the main focus of LCHF, it's the most expensive. Here are a few ways that you can help to stretch your low carb grocery budget, while including the necessary protein. Do you practice all of these tips? What works best for you and your family?
There are many recommendations for the management of diabetes but low carb eating, along with modern medicine, is the best treatment to avoid long term diabetic complications. Listed here are at-a glance tips from Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution, to help maintain your best possible health with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.