Post-Meal High Blood Sugars: How to “Strike the Spike”!

Dose of Drs. E+P, how to strike the post meal spike

One of the most common challenges for people with diabetes is trying to prevent blood sugars from shooting up after meals. Drs. E and P have been managing spikes for over 75 years between the two of ’em, and they offer clear-cut suggestions on how to keep post-meal highs at bay.

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Dr. P Got Covid…His Most Surprising Symptom and Advice If You Get Sick

Dr. Pettus' COVID experience

Dr. P got candid about his recent experience getting COVID. He opened up about how it made him feel – emotionally as well as physically – and he talked about his weirdest and most predominant symptom. He discussed how COVID affected his diabetes, and he offered firsthand advice on what to do if you get sick.

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

pizza challenge

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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