Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? Maybe you already know you have diabetes, or maybe you already know that you surely don’t. But, maybe you, like many others, answer this question with an “I don’t know.” In the United States, 37.3 million (11.3%) people of all ages have diabetes, and 23% of adults, […]
Diabetes and Holiday Stress
By now, you may have realized that the holidays can make it tough to stick with habits, especially if you have diabetes. Will power is tested by the abundance of food and drink. Also travel can hinder physical activity. In addition, other life stressors contribute to throwing your blood glucose out of wack. The latter […]
Fancy Some Fiber?
Fiber may not be the fanciest nutrient around, but it sure is an important one! Most Americans fall far short of their daily intake recommendations. How much do you get? Health experts recommend 25 grams per day for women and 38 grams per day for men up to age 50. Women and men older than […]