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!
Steamed Carrots with Tofu Alfredo Sauce Mixed Vegetable Salad with Creamy Feta Dressing Corn Dip Salmon, Tortellini, and Artichoke Salad Sun-Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Focaccia Clam Bisque Tortellini Salad Slow-Cook French Onion Soup Lima Bean Casserole Gazpacho Soup
Because I wear my Dexcom on my arm, I’ve slowly adjusted to the fact that people will ask me about it. Sometimes it’s the rude and inquisitive “What’s that?” and sometimes it’s somewhat sincere curiosity “Is that a (insert random type of medical device that they assume)?” Sometimes it bothers me more than others depending on how they ask and how they respond once I’ve told them what it is. I have limits to how much myth-busting I want to do in everyday conversation and how much rudeness I can...