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Chinese New Year And Diabetes – Try These Healthier Recipes!

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Chinese New Year (CNY) is around the corner and most of us are getting geared up for a day of eating, greeting relatives and of course collecting the much-awaited red packets! But Chinese New Year, like other major holidays, can be a trying time for diabetics. Amidst all the peanut cookies and pineapple tarts, it’s […]

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Why Should You Get Active With Diabetes?

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Staying active and exercising regularly can help you to avoid excess weight gain, prevent aches and pains and help keep your blood glucose within the target range. It’s also a great way to boost your mood and beat the blues when you are feeling sad or depressed. However, those with diabetes should always consult with […]

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Monitoring Your Blood Sugar Levels

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After you get diagnosed with diabetes, your doctor will ask you to regularly check your blood glucose to monitor your health. Your blood sugar will change throughout the day based on your diet and physical activity. Checking your blood glucose will help you and your doctor determine how your diet and physical activity is affecting […]

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Snack With Diabetes: Tips and Ideas

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Eating snacks keeps your blood glucose from going too low between meals and helps you stay full so you don’t over eat your main meals. Try to avoid high-sugar, high-fat, and high-calorie snack foods. Eat snacks at almost the same time everyday to avoid high and low blood glucose. Healthy Snacks with 1 Carbohydrate Choice (15g […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Carbohydrates And Diabetes

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If you just got diagnosed with diabetes, you’re probably spending a lot of times figuring out how many carbohydrates there are in your food. As you may already know, the amount of carbohydrates that you eat during a meal will directly affect your blood sugar level. One way to help control your blood glucose levels […]

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6 Ways To Get More Active With A Busy Routine

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Being active is an integral part of managing diabetes. For those with type 2 diabetes, regular exercise can help to keep blood glucose levels in check and help the body process insulin more efficiently. But life’s busy and sometimes we may not get time to fit in a scheduled workout in our day. However “exercise” doesn’t […]

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