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  • Low GI Summertime Fruits
    Summer is here, along with all those sweet and juicy summer fruits at your local grocery store or farmers’ market. But what about the sugar in fruit? Won’t that cause your blood sugars to go too high? It doesn’t have to, if you choose lower glycemic index fruits. ... Read More
    From CDiabetes.comPublished on Monday, July 3, 2017By Amy Campbell MS, RD, LDN, CDE
  • 15-15 Blood Sugar Rule
    Introduction The American Diabetes Association defines low blood sugar, as levels, usually below 70 mg/dl. The 15-15 blood sugar Rule assists in low blood sugar level rescue. Talk to your doctor and create a personal blood sugar plan. Low blood sugar is sometimes referred to as an insulin reaction, or insulin shock and symptoms are important clues in knowing when to take action. Listen to them and take action when required. Symptoms vary from person to person. Always, confirm blood sugar levels when symptoms occur. Additionally, work with your doctor to create a personal plan. Low Blood Sugar Symptoms Symptoms include shakiness, anxiety, sweating, chills, irritability, confusion, rapid heartbeat, dizziness, nausea, impaired vision, numbness in the tongue or lips, headaches, strong negative emotion, ... Read More
    From Pamela Heyward ( on Tuesday, April 4, 2017By Don Kloos
  • Seven Steps to Boost Heart Health
    If you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your heart and blood vessels. According to the American Heart Association, adults with diabetes are two to four times more likely to die from heart disease than adults who don’t have diabetes. Don’t be part of this statistic! Take charge of your heart health with these simple steps. ... Read More
    From CDiabetes.comPublished on Monday, February 13, 2017By Amy Campbell MS, RD, LDN, CDE
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