The Pizza Challenge: Steve and Jeremy’s Battle of the Blood Sugars!

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If you’ve sworn off pizza because it wrecks your blood sugars, don’t delete Domino’s from your dinner rotation just yet. Dr. E and Dr. P tried two different ways to stay in range after eating three pieces of pepperoni pie, and the results may surprise you. Dr. P used a predetermined bolus calculation with graphs and charts and Dr. E went with a WAG (Wild Ass Guess). How’d they do?

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A Dose of Dr. E: The Best Low Calorie Drinks

Some people think “diet” automatically means “blech” when it comes to low calorie drinks, but we’ve come a long way since Tab and Fresca. Dr. E shares 10 diabetes-friendly beverages, from his favorite flavored water to the drink Dr. P drives miles for on the reg. Save your carbs for donuts, and sip on these instead!

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Type 2s: An Incredible Tool to Take Control of Your Diabetes

Continuous glucose monitoring has been the standard of care for people with type 1 for years, but it can be a game-changer for people with type 2 and even pre-diabetes. Dr. Edelman and Dr. Boeder explain how CGM works, and why it can be so impactful for your health.

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How to Eat 3 Donuts and Stay In Range

Steve and Jeremy can turn almost anything into friendly competition, and here they use two different methods to try to stay in range after crushing three donuts. But let’s be clear: this was not an excuse to chow down on maple gazed, but rather to point out that, when you’re equipped with the right tools and the right education, you can eat the foods you like in moderation. But donut try this at home…

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Bad Doctor, Good Patient AND Good Doctor, Bad Patient: Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care

Dr. Edelman takes on the role of an indifferent, judgy doctor and Dr. Pettus plays a clueless patient in these exaggerated scenarios that emphasize the importance of good communication during doctor’s appointments.

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Carbs vs. Calories: Don’t Be Out to Lunch!

Is it more important to consider carbs or calories when you’re trying to make smart food choices to manage diabetes? It depends on your goals to some degree, but you don’t want to focus so much on one that you lose sight of the other. Dr. Edelman shares some of his favorite foods that balance both.

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Diabetes & the COVID-19 Vaccine: We Got Ours and Our Bromance is BACK!

We couldn’t wait until the COVID-19 vaccines arrived, but now that they are here, we have questions. Are they safe? Will they affect people with diabetes differently? Can you be a carrier for COVID-19 even after you get vaccinated? Dr. E. and Dr. P. answer the most commonly asked questions about the current U.S. options from Moderna and Pfizer.

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