Three Strategies for Heart Healthy Eating

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Constance Brown-Riggs Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RDN, CDCES, CDN, is a national speaker and author of several nutrition books for people with diabetes. ​Nutritionist and educator Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RDN, CDCES, CDN, discusses the relationship between food and heart health, and how you can make eating choices […]

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Metformin, But Were Afraid to Ask

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Marcia Kadanoff and Timothy Hay Starting on metformin? My journey as a type 2 of learning how to deal with side effects, “faux lows,” and learning more about this therapy.  Editor’s note: this article is in Marcia’s perspective of living with type 2 diabetes, as […]

What Causes Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes on Coaches Corner

mySugr Coaches Kristen and Maggie fill us in on what causes prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Learn what you can do about the risk factors you can control and how to shed the guilt around the risk factors you can’t control. Let’s learn about the factors that can help prevent, delay, and better manage prediabetes […]

Book Review: Diabetes Essentials

Diabetes Essentials: Tips & Recipes to Manage Type 2 Diabetes, is a brief, easy-to-understand, illustrated introduction and guide to living with type 2 diabetes, that was recently published by registered dietitian and diabetes educator Karen Graham, and endocrinologist Dr. Mansur Shomali. I received the book for review at no charge and all opinions are my […]

Can Continuous Glucose Monitors Help Change How We All Eat?

If you share with someone results from a study indicating that even “healthy” people often eat foods that cause harmful blood sugar spikes, they may believe you and understand the underlying reasons. However, they may be much more likely to act on this knowledge if they wear a device that shows them in real time […]