The Truth About The Portion Control Problem

By: Lara Rondinelli, RD, LDN, CDE You’ve probably heard it before: Watch your portion sizes. But do you consistently pay close attention? Portion …

7 Low Calorie Cocktail Concoctions for the Holidays

1. Pomegranate Mojito Instead of adding sugar to this classic cocktail, blend the seeds of a large pomegranate in a food processor. Strain the …

Making Popular Latino Dishes Diabetes-Friendly This Season

By: Manny Hernandez The holidays are upon us. With them comes the nostalgia over a year that is about to be over and the hope and expectations for …

Kwanzaa: A Diabetes Friendly Holiday

Nestled between Christmas and New Years is a holiday called Kwanzaa, an African-American celebration and reaffirmation of community, culture, and …

12 Safe Exercise Tips for People with Diabetes

As you are well aware, exercise is a requirement for someone with diabetes, whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It keeps your muscles …

Dietary Fat: Friend Or Foe?

Which is better for you: A low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet or a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet? And does the type of fat you eat matter? In a new …

Study Predicts Worldwide Insulin Shortage by the Year 2030

With the number of people with diabetes growing worldwide, a new study finds there will be a shortage of insulin by the year 2030, mainly due to …

Simple Ways to Find Fitness Motivation

Getting yourself to workout can be tough. Long work days, family commitments and overall fatigue can make it very easy for you to skip a workout. …

Practical Tips for Enjoying the Autumn Season

Autumn brings things that are much awaited: cooler weather, chances to gather with friends and relatives, and not to mention, warm and comforting …

“Raking In” The Benefits of Gardening

By: Nicole Johnson, MA, MPH Don’t you just love this time of year? The natural process of birth and growth in our environment is an amazing …