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Is the keto-diet diabetes friendly?

There’s no doubt that one of the best ways to manage type 2 diabetes is through healthy eating and counting carbohydrates. One newly popular diet that researchers are investigating is the keto diet and its effectiveness in managing obesity and diabetes. The keto diet, which has been promoted by celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Lebron James, provides 99% of […]

Confused about processed vs. ultra-processed foods? We can help.

Do you know the difference between process and unprocessed foods? How about processed and ultra-processed? With all of these labels flying around, it’s certainly easy to lose track and feel frustrated – especially if you’re trying to figure out what’s safe to eat when you’re living with diabetes. Thankfully, the American Heart Association (AHA) recently published a helpful article explaining the different types of processed and […]

Have you heard of gestational diabetes?

Many of us haven’t heard of gestational diabetes, a lesser known but fairly common type of diabetes. Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy in women who didn’t already have diabetes.1 According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 10 percent of pregnancies in the US are affected by gestational diabetes every year.2 Gestational diabetes starts when a […]

Health lessons from the world’s longest-living populations

Reflecting on the first month of 2020, some of our new year’s resolutions may be in full-swing – while others may have already been forgotten about. Often, the most difficult resolutions to keep up are those that are based on the latest health fads, like starting a brand new diet or exercise routine that promises […]