“We’d Expect to See This…”–Diabetes Complications are Knocking

In a couple of years phrases like “we’re surprised we aren’t seeing more complications” have been replaced with “we’d expect to see this with how long you’ve had diabetes” after a few minor diabetes complications and hiccups. How does one go from being an anomaly to average?  What does diabetes look like after thirty years? For us […]

The Hope of Better Nights

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of GoodNites®.  Having a husband with Type 1 diabetes sometimes puts my children in a category of their own. It can also make my heart break for them as not only we worry, but they have to worry too. And not just for their Dad, […]

{Thursday’s Thoughts} Finding the Root Cause of Diabetes

Do you know what ATP/P2X7R is? It sounds like one of those weird automated passwords that gets generated for you. But it’s not. It’s actually the pathway “code” in your body that triggers the alloimmune response in your body that causes diabetes.  Researchers at Boston Children’s University, one of the world’s leading hospitals in diabetes research […]

Carbohydrate Counting Tips for Restaurant Eating

There is a really simple and easy way of carbohydrate counting when you eat out at a restaurant. Ready? 1. Eat at the same restaurants. No exceptions. 2. Order the same entrees at those restaurants over and over and over. 3. Since you’ll be eating the same entrees over and over and over and guessing […]

Applesauce Cinnamon Pancakes

When I teach cooking classes, I often have people ask me what to do to get their family eating healthier. They usually want to know simple and easy ways to get their family eating healthier, but know that they won’t like a lot of the things that include whole flour, whole wheat, etc. because of […]

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