Will a Stand Up Desk Improve Your Health?

What's wrong with all this sitting? In short, it increases our risk of serious chronic disease. In particular, people who spend more time watching television have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and death.

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Low Carb Diet Side Effects

It seems lots of people are on low carb diets these days. Lots of other people are considering it. So, what's the deal with low carb diets from a dietitian's perspective?

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Why Self Care Isn't Selfish

When it comes to food & health, the overly responsible person will prioritize everyone else’s needs above her own, leaving no time to care for herself.

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Sugar vs. Artificial Sweetener

This is a question I’m asked all the time, by people with and without diabetes. Recently, a study was done to try to figure out the answer for the average person who does not have diabetes.

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Fear of Flying

For much of my younger life, I made decisions based not on what I really wanted, but on what outcomes I feared least. I was afraid to be alone, so I married a man who was not a good match for me.

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Diabetes Update

It’s the best time of year, at least in my opinion. Flowers are blooming, everything is turning green, and my spirits are lifting with the temperature. I hope you & yours are doing well!

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Resolutions

Every year, women of all shapes & sizes resolve to diet their way thin in the first few months of the year.

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Traveling with Diabetes

Traveling during the holidays can be stressful. Add the extra burden of managing diabetes on top of that, and it can almost be too much. If you’re concerned about taking care of yourself on the road, here are a few things to consider:

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