Protein and Blood Sugar: Calculate How Much is Right for You

In a world where diet trends come and go, “high protein” is the latest buzzword that’s captured everyone’s attention.  But amidst the hype and headlines, it’s vital to pause and ask: What’s the truth about protein, especially if you’re managing blood sugar levels or dealing …

Fiber: Your Secret Weapon in Blood Sugar Management

Dietary fiber, often hailed for its digestive benefits, plays a far more profound role than just aiding your gut health. It’s the unsung hero in the realm of overall well-being. Fiber, found in plant-based foods, is indigestible by the human body, but it’s this very …

The Gluten-Free Paradox: 5 Tips to Stabilizing Blood Sugar While Avoiding Gluten

It’s hard to miss the gluten-free fad that has been circulating around North America in recent years  Have you ever opted for a gluten-free option for a meal – thinking you’re making the healthier choice? In reality, this could be secretly undermining your efforts to …

Revamp Your Exercise Routine: A Diabetic’s Guide to Managing Blood Sugars

Are you stepping into the new year with aspirations to rejuvenate your exercise routine, but apprehension about your blood sugar levels is holding you back?  You’re not alone. For many managing diabetes, the fear of unstable blood sugars forms a barrier to embracing physical activity. …

Beyond Dry January: The Real Deal on Alcohol and Blood Sugar

Now that the whirlwind of holiday parties, sumptuous feasts, and, of course, the flowing drinks comes to a close – how do you feel? Chances are, you’re left feeling sluggish, bloated, and questioning if this cycle of indulgence is doing more harm than good.  That’s …

Diabetes and Hydration: The Overlooked Connection for Blood Sugar Stability

Have you ever felt unusually tired, battled frequent headaches, or experienced dry skin and didn’t know why? What if these signs are your body’s way of crying out for more water?  In the world of diabetes management, hydration plays a pivotal role, yet it’s often …

Beyond High Blood Sugar: The Stealthy Impact of Diabetes on Your Body

“Diabetes is just a bit of a sugar problem, right? A pill or two, and I’m good to go!” If this sounds like your approach to diabetes, it’s time for a wake-up call.  Underestimating diabetes can lead you down a dangerous path, one that holds …

Timing is Everything: The Unsuspecting Habit That Spikes Your Blood Sugars

Are you diligently following your doctor’s advice, choosing your foods wisely for your diabetes management, but the results aren’t quite what you hoped for?  Ever considered that it’s not just about what you eat, but also how and when you eat it? If you’re someone …

Unraveling the Stress-Diabetes Connection: 7 Key Strategies for Healthier Living

Picture this: You’re sitting at your desk, and a not-so-impressed message from your boss pops up. You feel your heart rate instantly spike – an average day at the office.  But have you ever paused to consider how this constant state of stress could be …

Inflammation: The Underlying Battle in Diabetes Management

Imagine if managing your Type 2 diabetes wasn’t just about monitoring blood sugar levels and carb counting. What if a crucial piece of the puzzle was hiding in plain sight – inflammation? This isn’t just about a diet change; it’s about rethinking your approach to diabetes …