Gratitude Matters

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Traditionally, a holiday to celebrate the harvest and blessings of the past year, Thanksgiving is a day dedicated to expressing gratitude. So, why stop at one day? Did you know feeling grateful boosts happiness and improves physical and psychological health – even for those struggling with mental health issues?... Continue Reading →

Discouraged with Diabetes?

Studies show that attitude and mindset strongly influence your confidence in managing your health and achieving health goals. Positive affirmations, positive self-talk, is a simple strategy to overcome discouragement and doubt. It may seem weird at first, but if you stick with it, there are benefits to gain. If you are feeling discouraged, or just... Continue Reading →

Six Stretches for Better Sleep

Give your body a little TLC before bed. You deserve it! Establishing a healthy, consistent bedtime routine, will not only help you unwind, but also get better, deeper sleep. One great way to relax your body and mind is to incorporate some gentle stretching in the evening. A gentle stretch relaxes the muscles, letting them... Continue Reading →

Simple, Healthy Food Swaps

If you’re ready to embrace healthy eating habits, saying farewell to certain junk food is a great place to start. But you don’t have to give up on taste. Try these simple, healthy food swaps that don't sacrifice taste.   Swap: Fried → Baked Or Grilled Cut some fat out of your diet without giving... Continue Reading →

How To Stay Motivated To Exercise

Are you new to exercise? It’s never too late to start! If you have type 2 diabetes, exercise helps to maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk for heart disease. It can also promote better blood sugar control and blood flow. While you may not be motivated to exercise, don’t give up. You can... Continue Reading →

Eye Care For Type 2 Diabetes

Eyes are one of the several body areas affected by diabetes. As detailed in this article, the main eye conditions are diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataract, and diabetic macular edema, which can lead to various complications and even vision loss. To minimize risk, it is crucial for you to know how to care for and protect... Continue Reading →

Diabetes & Hypertension: What You Need To Know

According to the American Heart Association, diabetes is one of the leading controllable risk factors of heart disease. Diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure) often go hand-in-hand, and having these conditions together can worsen either of them.  What are the top risks of Hypertension in Diabetes? High blood pressure is termed a “silent killer” because it... Continue Reading →

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