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What To Include In Your Diabetes Toolkit

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Imagine you’re out shopping and it’s been 3 hours since you last ate. Walking around the aisles of a department store hungry and tired can usher in the perfect storm for diabetes patients : Hypoglycemia. How do you counter hypoglycemia? By whipping out your handy diabetes toolkit, wharfing down your glucose tablets or sweets and […]

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Watch: Low-Fat Zucchini Chips

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If you’re low fat craving chips,we’ve got you covered! Zucchini chips are a great low-fat alternative to chips. They’re baked not fried and a great low carb way to snack during the day. What you need 2 cups zucchini cut into 1/4 inch thick circles 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup parmesan 1/4 teaspoons of salt, […]

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9 Ways To Maintain Normal Blood Glucose Levels While Eating Out

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Probably the worst kind of high, blood glucose spikes, are a common by-product of an unadulterated food binge. High calorie and carb foods can cause your blood glucose to shoot up and that’s not something you want with diabetes. Maintaining normal blood glucose levels isn’t easy but it has to be done! No matter how […]

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What To Know About High And Low Blood Sugar

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Your blood sugar ( glucose) levels are a good indicator of your health.  Each time your blood sugar is not within a healthy range, you will begin to feel ill and the symptoms may vary if your blood sugar is high or low. Being aware of the signals your body sends you is very important […]

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12 Diabetes Superfoods To Eat In 2017

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Maintaining a healthy diet is often a struggle for those with diabetes – you never know how a certain food may affect your blood sugar levels.  But that doesn’t mean that you need to go on a special diet – all you have to do is make more conscious meal choices and stick to smaller […]

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What Is The Diabetes Prevention Program?

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The Habits Diabetes Coach is based on the Diabetes Prevention Program. The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) was a major clinical research study conducted in the US. The aim of the study was to determine whether modest weight loss through diet changes and increased physical activity could prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in study participants. […]

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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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How And What To Eat With Diabetes

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Being diagnosed with diabetes doesn’t mean that you need to go on a special diet – all you have to do is make more conscious meal choices and stick to smaller portions. Since your body needs a combination of vitamins, minerals and proteins to remain healthy, a healthy diet helps to keep your body running […]

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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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Watch: This Easy Baked Fish Will Be A Hit At Dinner

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Fish is high in protein and low in fat and carbs which makes it the perfect choice for a light dinner. This easy baked fish recipe is yummy, come together really quickly and won’t cause your blood glucose numbers to rise. Try it for dinner tonight!  

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