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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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Diabetes and Pregnancy Doesn’t have to be Text-Book Perfect to have a Healthy Outcome

February 5, 2015By 5 Comments

Those who follow my blog, know that I am, well, just a tad type-A/OCD/planning-type person who goes bizurk if my calendar is off. Call it a side-effect of managing a chronic disease for most of my life, or just call it my personality. I have learned over the years and through the many people I […]

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Fit 5 on Friday: Diabetes and the Food Conversation

January 23, 2015By 0 Comments

Anyone who has lived with diabetes, for any length of time, knows that every day is a teachable moment when inquisitive strangers, co-workers or family members ask questions (or make assumptions) about what we can and cannot eat.  A lot of the misunderstandings come from the fact that most people only know very little about […]

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What Parents with Type 1 Diabetes Worry About

January 6, 2015By 1 Comment

Many people with Type 1 Diabetes, who are also juggling work-life-family, may say their number one worry is hypoglycemia. For me, while yes, the thought of passing out in front of my toddler, while home alone does lurk in the back of my mind on a daily basis, it actually runs a close second to […]

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