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Going to the Grocery Store with Diabetes: The Produce Aisle

February 2, 2016By 0 Comments

As I mentioned in a previous entry, attacking the perimeter of the grocery store first is key to making healthy food choices. The perimeter of the store is where the fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh fish and meat, and dairy products are typically located. Let’s start by going down the produce aisle. When it comes […]

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Important Tips About the Nutrition Facts Label for People With Diabetes

February 2, 2016By 0 Comments

As a dietitian, I always instruct my clients who are looking to reach certain health and nutrition goals to never try to make more than three major changes at once. Drastic changes to food intake or exercise usually result in eventual rebounding. I wanted to take this time to review what my tips are for […]

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Eleven Tips for Food Shopping With Diabetes

January 26, 2016By 0 Comments

I am very excited to be blogging for Diabetes Self-Management Online, a reliable and informative resource that has served people with all types of diabetes for many years.  Click this link to read my first of a series of blogs discussing food shopping with diabetes and how to navigate the grocery store isles for your […]

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The Taxing Effort of Analyzing Blood Sugars

January 15, 2016By 0 Comments

Tax season is on the horizon.  For most of us this involves organizing, analyzing and agonizing over details, files, and lost documents.  This sounds annoying and daunting.  It is.  So imagine having that feeling looming in the back of your mind most of the time. Often I think to myself, “Ugh, I know I need […]

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12 Habits to be Aware of this Holiday Season

December 3, 2015By 0 Comments

*Article written for Diabetes Sisters It’s that time of year again…the ever popular article on “how to stick to your diet over the holidays”, or “how to keep your blood sugars in check through the holidays”.  Well, I want to put a spin on it for you so as not to have your eyes glass […]

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7 Holiday Diabetes Management Tips

December 1, 2015By 1 Comment

Written for: *See article posted on the Medtronic ‘The Loop’ Blog In the midst of all the holiday hustle and bustle, people with diabetes can have a mound of other stresses to contend with, such as blood sugar fluctuations as a direct result of a full calendar. Living with type 1 diabetes for over 25 […]

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Taking New Patients: Do you need help?

October 26, 2015By 0 Comments

Over the last six months I have shifted my focus from just writing about diabetes management from a personal and professional perspective, to working on a way to really make an impact on those living with diabetes who want to find a way to incorporate a healthy lifestyle with their blood sugar control.  I often […]

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On to the Next Chapter…

August 14, 2015By 0 Comments

If you have been wondering where ‘Serving Up Diabetes’ has been…well here is the answer;  When you have a passion for something, but can’t quite find the right path for it… then start making your own path.  I am excited to share that I have officially started my own nutrition consulting business. My Menu Match™, PLLC, […]

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External Factors, Food choices and Diabetes management

March 25, 2015By 5 Comments

When you make a decision to open the refrigerator and stare longingly at the shelves filled with food…or possibly empty with only a few options to choose from, and not all of them healthy, do you think with your mind, your stomach, or your blood glucose meter? Let’s pretend for a moment that the refrigerator […]

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Fit 5 on Friday: 5 Fad Diets and Diabetes

March 6, 2015By 0 Comments

  March is National Nutrition Month, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has decided the theme this year is “Bite into a healthy lifestyle”.  With a focus on keeping healthy choices a priority throughout the entire year, and not just as part of a fading new years resolution. This motivating theme will be seen […]

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