Maybe you’ve heard your running buddy raving that his sore is gone after treating it with lavender oil, or your neighbor bragging on Facebook that her whole family is feeling less stressed after introducing something called bergamot into her home. But when you search online, all of the information about essential oils like these can get confusing. What’s fact, and what’s fiction? You cannot cure your diabetes with essential oils, and you won’t be able to force your blood sugar higher or lower, but this alternative treatment may be able to help relieve some symptoms that are common in people with diabetes.
Using a journal can help you keep track of portions, calories, and carbs. But more importantly, it can help you keep track of exercise, your moods, and your blood sugar. Here’s how to use a journal to capture and change the way you think about managing diabetes. Click here to continue reading
Yes you can eat sugar if you have diabetes—as long as it fits into your total carbohydrate allowance for the day. Using sweeteners is one way to satisfy your sweet tooth without adding a lot of extra carbs.
Keeping all the pieces of your care plan straightforward can be a challenge, but several apps have emerged to help you track your day and your health. While some of these apps are specifically for diabetes and some are geared for general diet, they can all help you take control of your health.
Here are this year’s top picks for the best diabetes apps.
Do you ever contemplate the burdens you carry around that may be keeping you stuck? I recently learned about an interesting exercise designed to help us take a symbolic but powerful step toward letting those burdens go. It’s called “Letting Go of Your Rock.” Click here to continue reading this great article!!!
This one-dish meal tastes like it needs hours of hands-on time to put together, but it’s just minutes to prep the simple ingredients. The rosemary gives it a very rich flavor, and the meat juices cook the veggies to perfection. So easy!