Blood Sugar Control

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Now that I’ve covered how the body maintains blood sugar balance and why it’s important (reminder: without it, you are damaging your body and on a path to type 2 and/or 3 diabetes), it’s time to talk about what you need to do in order to achieve it. Oh, wait. Before we get to that, […]


In the first post about understanding blood sugar control, I addressed why blood sugar control is important. So, now let’s take a step back and talk about where the glucose in your blood comes from and what your body does with it. How does glucose get in the blood? There are three main ways that […]


If you or someone you know has diabetes, then you know that controlling the amount of “sugar” (technically glucose) in the blood is critical. What you may not realize is that every one of us needs to be concerned about our blood sugar levels. So let’s talk about what happens when there is too much […]


You won’t be surprised to know that my conversations with people often turn to discussions about food. As soon as someone finds out I’m a dietitian, one of the first questions they ask is, “What do you think of <insert “low carb”, “Atkins”, or name of some other diet>?” The second most common thing that […]


In a series about Understanding Blood Sugar Control, you have to include an article about diabetes. It’s not because this is the only result of erratic blood sugar levels (as a reminder, I talked about the possible impacts in this post). Rather, it’s because this is the diagnosis that is directly tied to one’s ability […]