Apple Pie

October 21, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

While having a bite out of an apple pie can be so tempting, we are often guilt-ridden with the thought of so much calories and carbohydrates being consumed. Fret not as we show you a way to get around it. Our pie crust is made with wheat and all-purpose flour, as well as alternative sweeteners for the filling. A combination of McIntosh and Granny Smith apples offer a perfect balance of tartness and sweetness.

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Banoffee Yogurt Pie

October 20, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

I have fond memories of the ice cream pies from when I was young. Fortunately, with the multitude of diabetic friendly ingredients now available, we can certainly bring that memory to life. In this recipe, I recreated the banoffee pie flavors with banana yogurt, a chocolate sauce and chocolate graham crust.

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Raspberry Cream Pie

October 19, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is an easy pie to make and offers a counterpoint to the sweetness of raspberry gelatin with the addition of cream cheese. Again, it can be recreated with other flavors, based on your family’s preference.

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Shepherd’s Pie

October 18, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Technically, this is a different kind of pie that we are used to. But it is one of my comfort food options that is quite easy to make. I often add leftover vegetables to make it more filling for everyone. Instead of the typical mashed potato crust, we opted for a sweet potato version that is just as delicious.

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A Piece of Pie

October 17, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

I know that I always feel satisfied after having a slice of homemade pie. Nothing quite compares to the heavenly aroma of freshly baked apple pie. In this issue, we satisfy your cravings by giving you healthier alternatives to the usually sweet-laden goodies, as well as one savory selection that still fits into the boundaries of a pie selection. Enjoy that slice of pie today. » Continue Reading

Sex Life after a Heart Attack

October 16, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Having a heart attack can be one of the most devastating things that a person can experience. ¬†Picking up the pieces afterwards and moving on are usually filled with uncertainty as to being able to go back to normal daily activities. Resumption of sexual intercourse is one common, but sometimes unspoken, concern among coronary patients. Several questions usually crop up, among which are the following: » Continue Reading

Weight Loss Improves OSA

October 15, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

It seems that weight loss indeed is the best treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among type 2 diabetic patients, according to the results of a multicenter, randomized study. » Continue Reading

Coffee linked to Lower Diabetes Risk

October 14, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

An Australian meta-analysis has found evidence to support claims that coffee consumption reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes.

“Similar associations have also been reported for consumption of decaffeinated coffee and tea,” wrote dr. Rachel Huxley of the George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia, and her colleagues. » Continue Reading

Depression Treatment Improves Glycemic Control

October 13, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A recent study found that treating depression among low-income minority patients also improves these patients’ HbA1c and systolic blood pressure.

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Driving Mishaps links Low Blood Sugar

October 12, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Dr. Daniel J. Cox and his colleagues from the University of Virginia found that bouts of low blood sugar are more likely to lead to unsafe driving among people with diabetes.  In fact, of the 452 adult drivers who were included in their study, 52 percent reported at least one driving mishap when they have low blood sugar.

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