Community Table: Nutrition, Health + Wellness in the Black Diabetes Community

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By JDRF-Beyond Type 1 Alliance During our second Community Table discussion, Beyond Type 1 sat down with a group of experts and community members to discuss nutrition, health, and wellness in the Black diabetes community, and share helpful resources and perspectives. Watch the discussion […]

How to Have a Healthy Relationship With Food

People with diabetes have a notoriously complex relationship with food. Food and nutrition are a cornerstone of a healthy life with diabetes, and balancing it with insulin intake, exercise, sleep, and stress management can be a lot to handle. This article will outline strategies that you can implement to cultivate a healthier relationship with food. […]

Emergency Changes to SNAP and WIC (Food Stamps) Adjust to Thousands of New Applicants During COVID-19

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Karena Yan SNAP and WIC help connect millions of individuals and families to affordable, nutritious foods. Here are how these programs are evolving Healthy food and nutrition are important not only for managing diabetes but also for the proper function of your immune system. The […]

Keeping Your Immune System Healthy

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Mariana Gomez and T’ara Smith Perhaps you’ve read about boosting your immune system to protect you from infections and other illnesses, including the Coronavirus. But, there aren’t any magic foods, supplements, or one-size-fits-all solutions to boosting your immune system because it’s a complex network of […]

How to Get More Brightly Colored Food into Your Diet

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.By Susan Thomas Recently I’ve become known to my clients as the “Vegetable Pitchman Dietitian.” I’ve gotten this name because I advise them to fill half their plates at lunch and supper with non-starchy vegetables. Unfortunately, this advice is not often popular […]

5 Reasons Why My Child With Diabetes Eats Low-Carb

Making decisions on behalf of our children is a tough job. A choice I recently had to make after my daughter’s type 1 diabetes diagnosis was regarding the details of our new lifestyle. This is where my husband and I have landed when it comes to how to feed our family from now on–choices informed […]