Not all fats are created equal — we’re here to help you figure out which ones you should get more of. Two healthy fats are monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat. These fats are good for your heart and cholesterol, in addition they help to manage your moods, fight fatigue, and control your weight. Where you’ll […]
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Gestational diabetes is unlike Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, as it develops during a woman’s pregnancy and often goes away after delivery. While any complications during pregnancy — such as gestational diabetes — can be concerning, there are things that you can do to help manage and cope with gestational diabetes.
Do you ever find yourself questioning what is and isn’t true about diabetes? Don’t worry–we break down 8 common myths about diabetes for you below.
The American Association of Diabetes Educators created the 7 self-care behaviors to help people better manage their diabetes. While self management is difficult, these steps help break down the process and show clear areas where goals need to be made. 1. Healthy Eating One of the most important steps to take to start better managing your […]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEFmSk08LIE] We’re faced with a lot of choices every day. Sometimes, the most difficult choice can be what foods you should eat to have a healthy, balanced meal. Many of us grew up with the colorful food pyramid, which educated us on the different food groups. The USDA-created graphic helped us navigate the aisles of […]
Managing diabetes often — and unfairly — gets a bad rap for being restrictive on people’s lifestyles, especially in terms of diet. At My Diabetes Home, we resist the stigma by pointing out that living with diabetes encourages us to make smarter, healthier decisions resulting in healthier and fuller lives. Today’s post is the second […]
In previous blog posts, we’ve often said that maintaining a healthy diet is an important aspect of managing blood sugar levels and diabetes. Of course, the first step to any plan for healthy eating is to get some ideas for easy and delicious recipes that you can make at home. Today’s post is the first […]