A study by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has estimated that 40%, 4 out of every 10 adults in the US are at risk of developing diabetes at some point in their life. And, the US rate of increase may be only the tip of the iceberg. According to Lorraine L. Lipscombe, … Read More

The first question everyone asks is, “What can I eat now that I have diabetes?” The simple answer is “everything.” No foods are off limits. It’s when you eat and how much you eat that you need to watch. Meal Planning Hints Do: Eat regular meals and aim for the same amount of food at … Read More

After being diagnosed with diabetes, many wonder if they can still enjoy a glass of wine, a beer or an occasional cocktail. The simple answer is, yes. As with many issues related to diabetes management there is good news and bad news. The good news is that light to moderate use of alcohol lowers the … Read More

Every day 5,200 new cases of diabetes are diagnosed in the U.S. At first, most feel devastated – told to change the way they eat, lose weight, exercise, take medication – it’s overwhelming. But, there is good news. Diabetes is a condition over which you, as an individual, have a great deal of control.  What … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think.  The founder of Healthy Joy Bakes is a third generation baker whose motivation for creating Omega Power Bread was to provide his grandmother, who had diabetes, with a good tasting, low carb, … Read More

It may sound strange, but what you eat can directly affect your feet. Many health concerns that can be prevented or treated by diet also have a significant impact on a person’s feet. Why, you ask? The human foot is a very complicated structure with 28 bones and multiple soft tissue and skin structures. Each … Read More

Gaining weight causes fat cells to become bloated and inflamed because they receive too many nutrients. These over nourished, inflamed cells increase the risk for heart disease and create insulin resistance, which leads to high blood sugar and an increased risk for diabetes. Slimming down reverses the problem.   … Read More

Researchers looked at over 38,000 people, 18 to 80 years old, who either ran or walked regularly and found that both groups reduced their risk for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and heart disease. Regardless of whether you choose to walk or run, if you do it regularly you are investing in your future … Read More

When it comes to your health size does matter. For men, if your waist measures more than 40 inches (for women 38 inches) you are at greater risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke and other serious health problems. … Read More

A recent study from the Salt Institute Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory found that fisetin, a naturally-occurring flavonoid found most abundantly in strawberries, and to a lesser extent in other fruits and vegetables, can reduce the complications of diabetes. It may also reduce inflammation that is thought to promote some cancers. To reach the protective effect, a … Read More