Diabetes Care

Living with insulin-dependent or non-insulin dependent diabetes requires a regimented lifestyle. Diabetics have to carefully monitor their diet and glucose levels in order to maintain an appropriate blood-sugar level. Living with diabetes can be very manageable. If a diabetic does not take the required measures to control their diabetes, there can be severe consequences such as amputation of limbs, blindness and obesity.

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By Joseph Henske, MD
According to The American Diabetes Association, almost 1.25 million Americans have type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is most commonly diagnosed in children or young adults and if not managed, can cause serious health complications. With the help of your physician and closely monitoring your sugar levels, an active, healthy life is possible. In fact, several pro athletes diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes have gone on to have great athletic success including tennis legend Billy Jean King, baseball Hall of Famer Catfish Hunter and former Chicago Bears Quarterback, Jay Cutler.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care & Endocrine System Disorders

By Mary Buescher, RD, CDE
If you’ve been diagnosed with prediabetes, losing a small amount of weight and getting regular physical activity can lower your risk for developing Type 2 diabetes and help to reverse your diagnosis.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care

According to the American Diabetes Association, about 1.5 million Americans will be diagnosed with diabetes each year. On top of that, nearly 84 million adults in the United States have what’s considered pre-diabetes. Pre-diabetes is classified as elevated blood sugar that is not quite high enough to be considered diabetic. Once diagnosed, it is important to take action to control blood sugar to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other health issues.

By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE
Healthy snack ideas that will boost your energy and satisfy your cravings, simultaneously.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care & Health & Diet

By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE
Follow these healthy suggestions to keep your diet on track even when eating out.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care & Health & Diet

By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE
You’ll love this low-fat chocolate version of banana bread.
Topics and Subtopics: Health & Diet & Diabetes Care

By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE
Be sure to add this guilt-free soup to your fall and winter line-up.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care & Health & Diet

By Diabetes Care and Education
Did you know the yolk color of an egg depends on the diet of the hen? Find out more interesting facts about eggs and how they impact your health.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care & Health & Diet

By DuPage Medical Group
You may think holiday weight gain is inevitable, but with a few simple swaps you can still enjoy your fancy feast guilt-free.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care & Health & Diet

By DuPage Medical Group Endocrinology
Find out the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

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