Peanut Butter Power Granola

Who says you can’t have your granola and eat it too?  Well, actually nobody because that’s not a saying, but in this featured recipe from the popular food blog alldayidreamaboutfood, we think you’ll discover a new breakfast favorite. For all of you granola lovers out there looking for a low-carb option, this one’s for you!

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Raise Money for TCOYD by Posting on Instagram!

Earlier this month, Roche Diabetes Care launched the #BuckOffDiabetes campaign. The campaign represents a bold, new attitude for taking diabetes by the horns and helps spread the word about Roche’s awesome new Accu-Check Simple Pay Program that will save you a few bucks on those much needed test strip re-fills.

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Jolly Green Goodness Smoothie

If you aren’t used to a green smoothie with minimal fruit, this won’t be as sweet as what you are used to, but don’t let that deter you! If you’re trying to transition from super sweet fruit-based smoothies, add in a few chunks of pineapple or berries so you enjoy the smoothie, but gradually reduce the extra fruit each week to get back to the recommended amount in this recipe.

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Is Type 2 Diabetes Preventable?

Type 2 diabetes is one of the fastest growing chronic diseases worldwide and, if not well cared for, can lead to serious medical complications. If you have prediabetes, studies have proven there are ways to significantly reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and you can avoid or significantly reduce the risk of developing complications by controlling your glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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Vascular Complications: No Thanks, I’ll Pass!

The blood vessels in your body are like the pipes running through your home. The whole vascular system is the pipeline through which blood travels, carrying oxygen and nutrients to tissues. Chronically high blood sugar, high cholesterol and high blood pressure can cause damage to the walls of these ‘pipes’ leading to vascular complications, but these types of complications can be prevented.

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Everybody Hates Pricks!

It’s the end of an era! The Dexcom G6 has made fingersticks a thing of the past for people with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Edelman and Dr. Pettus give their review of the newest version of Dexcom’s CGM with its new sensor, inserter, transmitter and customizable alarms.

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With More Diabetes Treatment Options Than Ever Before, Why is Blood Sugar Control Still So Elusive?

This article written by Dr. Edelman and Dr. Polonsky explains why educating and motivating people with diabetes to engage in their own care is so important – it’s exactly why we do what we do at TCOYD!

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The Newest Fast-Acting Insulins – How Fast Is Fast?

With several new fast-acting insulins on the market, is it still necessary to pre-bolus before meals? How fast-acting are they really? Endocrinologist and type 1 Dr. Jeremy Pettus compares, contrasts, and gives his vote.

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Motivational Tips for Getting Started to Get Fit

If you have diabetes or are at risk for developing the disease, deciding to commit to fitness can be a real lifesaver. If you aren’t sure where to begin or need a little support getting back on track, here are a few simple starting points from the brand new book Diabetes and Keeping Fit For Dummies.

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30-Minute Chicken Fajita Salad with Chimichurri Dressing

Celebrate spring with this colorful, easy and filling (yes, filling!) Mexican salad from joyfulhealthyeats.com!

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