A Season for Balance: Tips for Eating (and Feeling) Well During the Holidays

Most events seem to be centered around food during the holiday season. Although we lead busy lives all year long, our schedules get overloaded from Halloween to New Years day. Along with the parties and social events that are part…

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Diabetes & Carbs – When Carbs are Your Friend // Guest Post by Christel Oerum

Anyone living with insulin dependent diabetes knows that the amount and type of carbs you eat has a major effect on how much insulin you need to keep your blood sugar in range. However, there are a lot of different…

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5 Ways to Keep You and Your Child “Happy” on Halloween

  As a parent, do you encourage your child to eat a “rainbow” of fresh fruits and vegetables? When my children were younger, I would pack school lunches with sliced red peppers, orange carrots and green grapes. Yet, on Halloween,…

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Diabetes Burnout? 6 Tips to Get You Back on Track!

Good diabetes management requires constant attention. What you eat, the amount of physical activity you do, your level of stress, and also your sleeping habits are all variables that can affect your blood sugar levels. As days turn to weeks,…

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5 Ideas for Healthy Traveling – Even With a Foot Injury!

  Traveling can be tough on your waistline! Although I’m a registered dietitian-nutritionist and certified diabetes educator who speaks nationally and internationally, eating healthy and staying active is a struggle when I’m away from home. I simply LOVE sampling local…

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