Time to Eat? Why Timing Matters for People With Diabetes
This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Alexandra Frost Do people with diabetes need to eat at regular intervals? Is late night snacking ok? What about intermittent fasting? Learn more about why timing matters when eating if you have diabetes. There is no easy answer to the question: “How many times should […]
6 Lettuce Wraps Made in Under 30 Minutes
Lettuce wraps are a great alternative if you want to avoid sugar spikes from eating a bun at lunch or dinner. Lettuce is low in calories and carbs, and with its vitamins, fiber, and high water component, it can help you stay healthy and hydrated. Lettuce wraps have endless variations, but the ones we gathered […]
Three-Ingredient Chocolate Low-Carb Muffins
This content originally appeared on Caroline’s Keto Kitchen. Republished with permission. These chocolate low-carb muffins are ridiculously quick and easy to make because they only have three ingredients (okay, four if you want chocolate chips in them). They are super moist, which you’d probably expect looking at the ingredients. I got this idea based on […]
Should Everyone With Diabetes Use a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)? This Doctor Says Yes.
Diabetes management is, at its heart, blood sugar management. The continuous glucose monitor (CGM) is the best tool yet invented for tracking and understanding blood sugar changes. While many Americans with type 1 diabetes now have ready access to the technology, the situation is very different for the more than 30 million with type 2. […]
5 Things That Can Happen After You Stop Taking Ozempic
This content originally appeared on Everyday Health. Republished with permission. By Lisa Rapaport / Medically Reviewed by Kacy Church, MD Ozempic, an injectable type 2 diabetes drug, has been in short supply for months now as a growing number of people seek it out for one of its side effects: dramatic weight loss. The drug […]
Advice for Parents From Adults Who Grew Up With Type 1 Diabetes
Growing up with type 1 diabetes is no picnic. Kids need to learn how to balance the management of a chronic illness with their daily fun, something that even adults struggle with. Puberty brings rapid insulin sensitivity changes. Classmates can be cruel. Navigating diabetes and childhood and adolescence isn’t easy — kids need all the […]
Is There a Connection Between Diabetes Stigma and Device Use?
This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza New research from diaTribe and market research firm, dQ&A, is looking to explore how diabetes stigma might be impacting people’s willingness to use insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors. Diabetes Stigma – the exclusion, prejudice, shame, self-blame, and self-judgment that people with diabetes unfairly […]
Lilly Slashed Insulin Prices. What Does It Mean For You?
The drugmaker Eli Lilly rocked the diabetes world last week when it announced that it would slash insulin prices in the United States. It’s been seen as an unexpected and dramatic victory both for the activists that have spent years bringing attention to the insulin affordability crisis, and for us regular folks that simply need […]
Keto Irish Soda Bread
This content originally appeared on Sugar-Free Mom. Republished with permission. This Keto Irish Soda Bread is amazing in texture and is nut-free, low-carb, grain-free, and gluten-free bread recipe! Just 5 grams of net carbs per serving! KETO IRISH SODA BREAD RECIPE Traditional Irish Soda bread got its name because it’s a simple quick bread that […]
Study: Metformin Protects Against Long COVID
A new study suggests that metformin, the world’s most-prescribed diabetes drug, significantly reduces the incidence of long COVID. Trial volunteers with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis who were randomly assigned to take metformin for two weeks were nearly half as likely to later be diagnosed with long COVID. The study has been published online as a […]