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Diabetes Bedtime Routine for a Soothing Night & Energized Day

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I’m a big fan of  habits. A good set of habits makes your life easier, healthier and safer. The way you end your day sets the tone for your sleep and for the following day. If you have diabetes, your nighttime habits – or your…

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Lifestyle Reset: Your 24-Hour Prediabetes Action Plan

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Prediabetes is a wake-up call. It’s a sign that something is metabolically awry. Your very best opportunity to reverse prediabetes or slow it’s progression is today! Here’s your 24-hour prediabetes action plan to help with your lifestyle reset. Prediabetes: A Complete Guide is your lifestyle…

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To Reverse Prediabetes, Start Now!

Eating healthfully, which includes lots of vegetables is one way to help reverse prediabetes.

Prediabetes is NOT pre-problem! Statistically speaking, there’s a pretty good chance that you or someone you care a lot about has prediabetes. About 1/3 of adults in the US have it. And very unfortunately, statistically speaking, you might have prediabetes and not even know it!…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Diabetes and Prediabetes

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Need some ideas for diabetes resolutions? If you’re looking to re-focus your diabetes management or diabetes prevention plan, I’ve got 12 ideas for you. After recently discussing triumphs and setbacks with patients, I’ve come up with my wish list for you. These are not your…

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What You Need to Know about Exercise for Weight Loss

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Should you exercise for weight loss? I was disheartened when a young woman told me she was going for a run to undo the sins of overindulgence the night before. Too many desserts and too much partying meant she had to sweat away those extra…

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Exercise and Diabetes: How Much and What Types?

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I’ve gotten several questions recently about exercise guidelines and diabetes. Here’s one from someone with type 2 diabetes. Q: Every website I look at gives me different recommendations for the amount and types of exercise I’m supposed to get. Some say aerobic exercise 30 minutes three times…

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Welcome to my Blog

Like most of my patients and clients, I lead a busy life. You probably do too. Fortunately, you don’t need weeks, days or even hours to start living better and healthier. This blog offers timesaving strategies and bite-sized nutrition and health information. Come by often for tips and inspiration to healthy living – no matter how busy you are. I am a registered dietitian nutritionist offering credible, practical nutrition advice to keep busy people healthy. Yes indeed, we can be both busy and healthy.

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