I spoke with Martha Weintraub, fellow Fit4D colleague and cardiovascular dietitian, about unique foods that help your heart. 1. Eat More Beans! What’s special about beans? Soluble fiber can help lower cholesterol and stabilize blood sugar. Because beans and lentils are a great source of soluble fiber, eating them more often may help with [...]
Articles written by Certified Diabetes Educators with practical tips for managing your diabetes.
We break down medical guidelines and recommendations so they are easy to understand and implement in your own life!
- Research Corner: Thinking Outside the Pillbox-Medication Adherence: Medication Adherence Needs to be a Health Care Priority
- Research Corner: Why is it often difficult to begin insulin once it has been prescribed by a doctor?
- Research Corner: The role of yoga in the management of type 2 diabetes
- Research Corner: Pre-diabetes and Insulin Resistance are Linked to Muscle Mass
- Research Corner: Nuts in the Diabetes Meal Plan – A Healthy Alternative
- Martin J Abrahamson, MD. Joslin Chief Medical Officer
- Amanda Sheldon: Director of Public Relations and Social Communication Medtronic, Inc.| Diabetes
- Diabetes Talk: Cherise Shockley, Founder of Diabetes Social Media Advocacy and Co-Host of DSMA Live
- Diabetes Talk: Dr. David Katz
- Diabetes Talk: Mike Boyle, Managing Editor and Webmaster of diabetescare.net
- Eat More:Three Unique Ways to Help Your Heart
- Living with Diabetes: an educators perspective
- Overcoming Challenges Related to Medications
- Anything is Possible
- What is the Glycemic Index and is it useful?
I talked with Jami Klein fellow Fit4D colleague, CDE and person with type 1 diabetes on her perspective around the challenges of living with diabetes. What’s your biggest challenge about your diabetes? The hardest part about diabetes is that it never goes away. I deal with my constant companion (diabetes) [...]
Managing your diabetes may seem like a full time job when it comes to balancing your eating, getting exercise, and monitoring your blood glucose levels. When medication is added to the equation, unique challenges can arise. According to the Institute of Medicine, 1.5 million preventable medication errors occur each year in the United States. One [...]
Anything is Possible! By David G. Weingard August 21, 2012 “Anything is Possible” – that is the Ironman motto. I have watched people complete the race pushing through tremendous physical pain, emotional stress and coping with chronic illnesses. Yesterday, I completed my 4th Ironman triathlon and 3rd one while living with Type 1 diabetes. [...]
Research Corner: Thinking Outside the Pillbox-Medication Adherence: Medication Adherence Needs to be a Health Care Priority
Medication Adherence Needs to be a Health Care Priority Improved medication adherence will require changes in the ways health care is delivered. Tip to take away: Tailoring interventions to patient needs and attributes is one of several strategies that have been found to increase medication adherence. For example, although it may not previously have been [...]