The Diabetes Numbers That Matter: Learn from a Physician

The Diabetes Numbers That Matter: Learn from a Physician

What we realize today is that diabetes can really be a numbers game. Not just the glucoses that you’re checking, but these important numbers that predict your future chance of problems with diabetes. The blood pressure and LDL have the…

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Hi, I’m Ansley Dalbo from Diabetes—What To Know. I’m here today to answer a question that many people have– what is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that makes it hard for your body to properly process sugar. Believe it or…

Diabetes and Foot Care: What To Know

Diabetes and Foot Care: What To Know

For some people with diabetes, paying attention to their feet becomes especially important. When diabetes has not been well controlled, or sometimes when it has been present for a very long time, damage to the nerves, called neuropathy, can occur.…

Stress + Diabetes: What To Know

Stress + Diabetes: What To Know

Hi I’m Ansley and I’m here today to talk about stress—how it impacts your blood sugar and what you can do to keep it from wreaking havoc on your life and your diabetes. Stress is one of the things that…

Diabetes | Barbara’s Story

Diabetes | Barbara’s Story

>>Really, diabetes is no game to play with. You’re playing with your life and I know that. I am 72. I go to school for my high school diploma. I’m raising one granddaughter. I try to stay busy. I like…

Alcohol and Diabetes: What To Know

Alcohol and Diabetes: What To Know

It’s a common question– can people with diabetes still drink alcoholic beverages? The short answer is yes, but you need to make smart choices and understand the impact that alcohol can have on your blood sugar. According to the American…

Diabetes Medications: What To Know

Diabetes Medications: What To Know

There are two very common misconceptions about type 2 diabetes. The first is that if you have to start taking medication to treat your diabetes, you’ve somehow failed. The second is that if you have to increase the amount or…

Diabetes Meal Planning: What To Know

Diabetes Meal Planning: What To Know

Today we’re going to talk about a way to plan your meals that many healthcare professionals recommend– it’s called the Plate Method. The Plate Method uses the dinner plate itself as a blueprint for healthy meals. By reserving a portion…