Tag Archives: healthy eating

Slowing Type 1 Diabetes- Can Nutrients Help?

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill proposes that different diet components may help preserve beta cell function, once the disease is contracted. Research has shown that people with type 1 diabetes who have greater concentrations … Continue reading

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Ask Joslin: Should You Snack?

Are bedtime snacks, or, for that matter, any snacks required if you have diabetes? Let’s tackle the question of the bedtime snack first. If you have diabetes and have ever been hospitalized, you are probably familiar with the often unrequested … Continue reading

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Your Fall To-Do List: Tune Up Your Diabetes Care

Forget January—the early days of September are the time to focus on your goals and recommit to your health. The weather is getting cooler, the barometric pressure is thankfully rising and a certain crisp clarity has taken hold. The morning … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month

Nutrition must be genuinely important on the celebrity recognition circuit: it gets a whole month.  Think about it, Lincoln and Washington don’t even get their own days anymore; they’re relegated to share a single President’s day.  But National Nutrition Month … Continue reading

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School Lunches to Get Makeover This March

I can’t say I have particularly fond memories of the daily offerings in my grade school’s cafeteria.  Of course that was more moons ago than I care to remember.  School lunches have come a long way from the limp American … Continue reading

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