Did you know that 1 out of every 3 deaths in the United States is linked to cardiovascular or heart disease, making it the No.1 cause of death in the US? Cardiovascular disease is one of women’s greatest health threats and individuals with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk of heart disease. We want... Continue Reading →
Are you ready to live your healthiest year yet? Learn how to start 2019 on a healthy foot with these new blogs full of wellness tips to fuel your healthy lifestyle. Top 5 Health Tips for 2019 Alcohol & Diabetes: What You Need To Know Before You Drink Wellsmith Wins! Click here to learn more about... Continue Reading →
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A simple way to know if your meal is balanced, and providing the nutrients you need, is to divide your plate in sections based on each food group's serving size. Here's an example to use for comparison at your next meal. Ask yourself, "are my meals balanced and full of nutrients?" "Is there anything I... Continue Reading →
A key to proper diabetes management is learning what impacts your blood sugars and how to avoid it. If you are experiencing high morning blood sugars, try these evening tips to keep sugars in range.
Chilled cocktails and beer on ice can be found at many summer and holiday events, and it can be tempting to overindulge. Before you reach for your favorite beverage, however, you may consider the type of alcohol you choose and how much you drink. The Side Effects Alcohol can lower and/or raise your blood sugars... Continue Reading →
The holiday season is also the peak flu and cold season. The sniffling and sneezing can be irksome for anyone, and having diabetes on top of that has ripple effects. The lowered immunity in diabetes puts you at high risk of serious flu complications. To make things worse, the sickness that comes with these viral... Continue Reading →
Simple ingredient swaps will reduce the number of calories in your holiday meal. It’s easy to tweak the menu to cut calories and unhealthy fats without sacrificing taste. Follow these food swaps for a healthier holiday menu. Mashed Potatoes → Cauliflower Mash, recipe HERE Cut calories and empty carbs by swapping mashed potatoes with cauliflower mash. Season... Continue Reading →