Diabetes

March kicks off with National Peanut Butter Lovers Day. While we think there’s more than enough reason to celebrate the existence of our all-time favorite spread every day, we’re honoring this event by featuring low-carb peanut butter recipes you (and your pancreas) will love. Photo credit: Jennifer Shun Chocolate Peanut Butter Shortbread This shortbread is
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Oftentimes, I find myself standing in front of the pantry looking for something small and healthy that I could take on the go. As someone living with type 1 diabetes, “grabbing something” takes more thought than you’d like, as you want this snack to be kind to your blood sugars…and your waistline. Since NRG bites
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This content originally appeared on Integrated Diabetes Services. Republished with permission. By Gary Scheiner MS, CDCES A long, long time ago, before the days of coronavirus, there was a little diabetes care practice called Integrated Diabetes Services (we’ll just call it IDS for short). IDS taught people with diabetes all the wonderful things they can
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This content originally appeared here. Republished with permission. Fat bombs are bite-sized snacks that are sugar-free, very low in carbohydrates, and high in fat, and they can be sweet or savory. They’re usually designed to help keep you in ketosis, but you don’t have to be in ketosis to enjoy fat bombs. Our bodies need
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We are nearly a year into the pandemic, which has all but frozen life as we used to know it. It has required a shift in thinking, and a transition to doing most everything at home: work, school, and even exercise. Most gyms across the country are either still closed or operating at extremely limited
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Jordan Jendricks Jamie Terry doesn’t know what exactly it is about her daughter that resonates so deeply with people. But there’s something about the combination of her curly blond hair, striking blue eyes, and the circumstances around her unfortunate and preventable death that have incredible
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As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on into its second year, researchers have discovered a new, disturbing trend: there has been a statistically significant rise in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes diagnoses observed in patients after an experience of severe COVID-19. Even more disturbing is that nearly 14.4% of people who are hospitalized with
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Albert Cai A new study in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes directly compared two automated insulin delivery algorithms. Medtronic’s newer Advanced Hybrid Closed Loop (built into the MiniMed 780G system) improved glucose management more than the MiniMed 670G, though both systems showed
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This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Stacey Simms Stacey: Tell me more about T1detect. Frank: T1Detect is an education and awareness program about type 1 diabetes(T1D) and its risks, and a very important component of that is making the [autoantibodies] test available to people. Because right now, they’re not
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This content originally appeared on ForGoodMeasure. Republished with permission. In my humble opinion, picnics are ubiquitous with summer & no al fresco dining experience is complete without crisp, crunchy vegetables & an accompanying dip. Here’s one of our favorites. A simplified version of Greek Ktipiti, this recipe combines the briny tang of fresh feta with
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These turkey meatballs are a fantastic alternative to a typical beef recipe that you might have made in the past. The sauce pairs fantastically with the savoriness of the meatballs, as well as any chicken or fish recipe that you might have as well. As a person with type 1 diabetes, I have found these
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Julia Kenney, Matthew Garza, and Eliza Skoler Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian individuals, and people of all non-white racial and ethnic groups are more likely to have diabetes and diabetes-related health complications than their white peers. Here’s how social determinants of health lead to differences
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President Biden, a long-time champion of both expanded access to healthcare and affordable prescription drugs, just froze a move made by the Trump administration late in his term aimed at reducing the cost of insulin. This has some advocates fearing that Biden essentially “canceled” affordable insulin in his first week in office. So, what’s going
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This content originally appeared on Sugar-Free Mom. Republished with permission. Au gratin means it’s covered with breadcrumbs or grated cheese and browned. The most popular high-carb favorite is potatoes au gratin. Obviously when you’re eating low-carb, white potatoes are not going to fit into your food plan. My low-carb swap for replacing potatoes in this
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By Caroline Levens Editor’s Note: Nick Jonas, a music celebrity living with with type 1 diabetes (T1D) partnered with Dexcom and recorded a Super Bowl commercial for diabetes advocacy. Some in the diabetes community, however, feel that it missed the mark entirely. One of our contributors, Caroline, shared why. *** When I first heard that
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This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza and Lydia Davis The American Diabetes Association has lowered the A1C target for children to less than 7.0%, aiming to improve long-term health outcomes without increasing hypoglycemic events. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently issued a new recommendation on A1C targets for children: youth with
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