Wednesday, December 14, 2011

New Apple App for Diabetes

Dr. Fran Cogen posted an article about a new system for blood glucose downloading using an iPhone, iPod Touch or cable.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Charles Barkley Won't Be Fat Much Longer

If Charles Barkley weren’t fat, would he still be as funny? 

The “Round Mound of Rebound” ballooned up to 350 pounds after his playing days. Naturally, his doctor grew concerned. And Barkley spoke with USA Today about it:

The doctor said, ‘Hey dude, if you don’t lose some weight you’re either going to get diabetes, have a stroke or drop dead. It’s either A, B, or C.’”

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My Top 5 Best Fruits for Diabetics

Fruits do not have to be omitted from a diabetes diet. Fruits are full of good nutrition.

You do need to pay attention to portion sizes because they can contain high amounts of carbohydrates that can affect your blood sugar levels.

The fruits listed here are my favorite top five best fruits for diabetics and have generous portion sizes for the amount of carbs they provide.

What are the best fruits for diabetics? This can be a hard question to answer since people with diabetes adhere to varied diets and philosophies when it comes to diabetes management with food. There are exchange lists, low-glycemic diets, low-carb diets, and diets that omit any food that over a certain amount of carbs per serving.

Find out what the top 5 best fruits for diabetics