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Welcome to the Blog Section of my website!  I just wanted to write a quick note to let you know that most of my more current posts can be seen in the Twitter Feed to the right!

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Getting Control of Your Blood Sugars

Many times when women get diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes, they get scheduled to attend a diabetes orientation a few weeks out and are told in the meantime to keep their carb intake below XXg, They go home not knowing what just hit them and with very little guidance on exactly HOW to keep their carb…

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Not All Vegetables Are Good For You

One of the primary changes that you are told to make with your diet when you have Gestational Diabetes..or even Type 2 Diabetes is to eat more fresh vegetables.  For those of you who are tracking carbs, it is true that vegetables are a form of carbohydrate, but it is a COMPLEX carb– meaning it…

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Lower Your Blood Sugars with Natural Stress Reduction

Elevated stress levels can raise blood sugars!  Even if you are eating pretty healthy.  Pregnancy is an exciting time, but when you add to the excitement the anxiety and concerns of having Gestational Diabetes — it can really throw off your blood sugars!  I created a video with helpful tips on how to lower your…

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Sugar Free Easy HAWAIIAN CHICKEN TERIYAKI

Here is a recipe for EASY HAWAIIAN CHICKEN TERIYAKI.  I found it on a website promoted as “diabetic friendly”.  But, unfortunately it contains sugar in the sauce.  So I disagree that it is really a Diabetic Friendly recipe…. I am a true believer that replacing hidden sugars in everything you eat is the MOST EFFECTIVE…

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Can I Eat All The Fruit I Want?

Happy Holidays!  I just realized I have not written an article in a while.  This one will be short and sweet  (no pun intended! ). A common question I get is:  “Can I eat fruit, and how much can I eat?” It is true that fresh or frozen fruit contains many vitamins and fiber that…

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Flour and Blood Sugars: What You Need to Know!

One major cause of high blood sugars (and weight gain) is eating foods with flour. You will often see commercials and ads that promote whole wheat breads as a healthier substitute for WHITE flour products. But are you finding that you are STILL having trouble lowering or controlling your blood sugars, even though you are…

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Get your Jelly Fix With This Easy Trick!

Peanut butter and Jelly sandwiches or jelly on toast are my favorite snacks.  I used to go through a jar of jelly pretty quickly just to get my sugar fix!  When I was pregnant, I would lather the jelly on my peanut butter and jelly sandwich for my evening snack before I went to bed. …

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Is There Really Healthy Chocolate for Diabetics?

I  LOVE CHOCOLATE!  If I was stranded on an island and could have one pleasurable food item, it would be chocolate.  So when I realized I had to cut back on chocolate because of my cholesterol and hypoglycemia, I was not a happy camper. I started doing some research to see what my options were…

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The Easy Way to Read Food Labels and Improve Your Diet

Donna Rock, Certified Health Coach discusses two simple rules to follow when shopping for food. One of the most important habits I help clients develop is to learn to ignore the eye catching, colorful and tempting advertisements that most packaged foods come in …and IMMEDIATELY flip the package over and read the list of Ingredients.…

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