Ch-Ch-Changes: 3 Dietary Makeover Tips to Help You Combat Diabetes

Diet, diet, diet. If diabetics had a dollar for every time they heard that word, they’d probably have quite the impressive piggy bank. It’s true; your diet is really important when it comes to managing your disease. The problem with “eat healthy,” however, is that it’s not specific enough. Insulin + carbs= a match made in heaven; less fat is …

Three Reasons a Home Garden Can Combat Diabetes

We’ve all heard it before: You are what you eat. However, the healthy, natural food that our grandparents ate is not the same today. Now we consume foods with added sugars, harmful fats, unnatural antibiotics, and toxic pesticides. Sure, it’s easy to ignore if it tastes good, but these foods can cause some serious damage to our bodies if we …

The 3 Diet Changes Every Type 2 Diabetic Should Be Making

We all know that nutrition plays a vital role in your overall health. For those struggling with type 2 diabetes, the food that is ingested will directly affect how you feel and function more dramatically than those without diabetes. If you have type 2 diabetes, then you have, more than likely, experienced what a poor food choice can do to …

Georgia Study Shows Drastic Rise in Diabetes-Related ER Visits

Georgia’s cases of diabetes are reaching epidemic status. One might ask, “What is causing this trend?” It is partly due to the state’s relatively high number of residents in the overweight to obese range which is a huge risk factor for developing prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Currently, more than 1 million Georgians have diabetes, and up to 400,000 Georgians …