• Healthful Eating in a Food Desert

    Many of us know we should be eating more vegetables, fruits and other healthful foods. But unfortunately, more than 20 million Americans live in “food deserts” – that is, urban or rural communities with limited […]

  • Tips for a Happier Holiday Season

    Tips for a Happier Holiday Season

    For some people, the holidays may be a challenging time, especially if you live with diabetes. The season offers many temptations, and the pressure to indulge may feel overwhelming. But a little planning and a […]

  • Alex Carlson Shoots for the Gold

    Alex Carlson Shoots for the Gold

    It’s cold on the ice but Alex Carlson’s focus is point one. She’s just pushed a “stone” (the granite device thrown by curlers during the game) out toward the “house” (the three concentric circles where […]

  • Meat and Diabetes

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a statement highlighting the potential risks of meat, especially processed meats like ham, bacon and sausage. According to evidence cited in the statement, consuming processed meats may pose […]

  • Rethinking Thanksgiving Dinner

    Rethinking Thanksgiving Dinner

    Thanksgiving is next week, and for many Americans that means spending time with family, friends … and food. Lots of food. People who live with diabetes might find this food-centered holiday challenging, and no wonder: […]