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Kombucha: Power Drink for Blood Sugar and Diabetes

Have you noticed that supermarkets these days are overrun with a wide choice of kombucha? What is it and can it help you manage type 2 diabetes?

By Mary Shomon

The 10 Best Apps for Diabetes Management

These 10 health apps are great tools for managing diabetes by tracking everything from medications and blood sugar to meals and exercise.

By Eileen Bailey

Formal Weight Loss Programs For Diabetes

Many formal weight loss programs can help you manage type 2 diabetes. Learn how to find one that works for you, and get expert tips to help you stick with it.

By Lisa Fields

Can Eating Dairy Reduce Your Diabetes Risk?

Learn how certain dairy products — like milk, cheese, and yogurt — can affect your appetite, weight, and metabolism when you have diabetes.

By Mary Shomon

How to Start Losing Weight With Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, losing even small amounts of weight can relieve symptoms. These tips can help you get started.

By Lisa Fields

How 2018's Top Food Trends Affect Your Health

Kale and kombucha were top food trends in 2017. Learn what’s up for 2018, and how the latest food fads can help if you have a chronic illness.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Biotin: What Is It, and How Much Is Optimal?

Biotin can help with diabetes and multiple sclerosis, but it can also interfere with medications for hypothyroidism. Here’s what you need to know.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Healthy Snacking Tips For Type 2 Diabetes

When you have type 2 diabetes, healthy snacking can help you manage your blood sugar. Learn these secrets for snacking healthy, even on the go.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Can Probiotics and Prebiotics Help Diabetes?

You probably already know how eating carbohydrates affects type 2 diabetes, but how much do you know about prebiotics, probiotics, and your gut bacteria health?

By Mary Shomon

7 Reasons You Should Consider Eating Low Carb

Low-carb diets have helped many overweight people slim down. But going low-carb can also help control diabetes and reduce blood pressure.

By David Mendosa