Dispel the no-sugar myth
But it is both impossible and unadvisable to completely avoid all carbohydrate-containing foods. Your body needs the important micronutrients and phytochemicals contained in these foods. Talk to your doctor, diabetes educator, or registered dietitian about the dietary plan and carbohydrate intake that’s right for you.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
Shish Kabobs with Onions and Hoisin Sauce Slow Cooked Stew Low-Fat Mayonnaise Tuscan Bean Salad with Fennel and Radicchio Orange Streusel Cake Grilled Chicken Fruit Salad Sun-Dried Tomato Avocado Salsa Beef Sauced With Dried Tomatoes Beef Stroganoff Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Sauce
Many people say that depression is a side effect or complication of diabetes. Without discounting the association of the psychological condition with the physical one, I'm not convinced that our high and/or unstable glucose levels are directly responsible for that change in our mental state. My belief is that the unrelenting need for self-care, for following the sort of care schedules that can drive licensed, professional caregivers crazy, is what overwhelms us...