Eating with diabetes can be hard, but you can still eat great meals while maintaining a feeling of confidence with your food choices. Watching your sugar intake, counting carbs and reading food labels can be a nuisance. EatingWell.com provides tips to help you create a healthy (and still delicious) diet and successfully manage your diabetes.
Planning a meal for a upcoming holiday? Click the links below to discover some amazing, diabetic recipes for meals, desserts and appetizers on your favorite holidays!
Exercise can impact your blood surgar when you have diabetes.
Exercise can be anything that gets you moving, such as walking, weight training, or yard work. Regular physical activity is important for everyone, but it is especially important for people with diabetes and those at risk for diabetes.
Being physically active doesn’t mean having to run 5 miles a day or bench-press 300 pounds. The goal is to get active and stay active by doing things you enjoy, from golf to hiking to walking with friends. Wondering how much activity you should be doing and what your options are? More helpful information on staying active can be found at American Diabetes Associaiton.
Lisa Iverson, RN, oversees Diabetes Education at McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, Inc. If you would like more information on diabetes, or to schedule a consultation or diabetes screening, call 701.444.8748.