You've heard about diabetes "superfoods" -- the foods packed with nutrients that may help protect against diabetes complications -- and maybe even tried to remember to put them on your grocery list whenever you can. But it's not always easy to figure out ways to fit these foods into your daily meals.
To that end, we have created a one-week plan of dinners that take advantage of many of the superfoods. You can use the dLife recipes we provide or go off on your own and be creative. Plus, we've added quick tips for testing and taking medications and/or insulin around meals, all to help you get on track with your diabetes management while enjoying what you eat. Bon appetit!
Banana-Strawberry Cream Pie Spicy Egg Casserole Spicy Island Chicken Slow-Cooked Spicy Lamb Shanks Crustless Custard Fruit Pie Cranberry Flax Muffins Cheddar Pecan Biscuits Spinach and Blackberry Salad Herbed Baby Potatoes Southern Vegetable and Corn Chowder
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...