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Grilled Tri Tip with Tomatoes and Pineapple

December 8, 2015 by  
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Prep Time: 15 min  Cook Time: 25 min Serves 4-6 Ingredients 2 -2 ½ lbs tri tip steak preseasoned 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons dark honey 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 firm yet ripe pineapple 4-6 roma tomatoes 1 tablespoon dark rum (optional) 1 tablespoon […]

Foods to Avoid When You Have Diabetes

October 19, 2015 by  
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Sugary Foods – High sugar foods like sodas, cookies, candy, and cake are considered to be low-quality carbohydrates. They are lacking in nutritional value, can cause a spike in blood sugar, and can lead to weight gain. Sugar is also very addictive. It might seem impossible at first, but substituting fruits like apples, pears, berries, […]

Do I Have Diabetes?

September 9, 2015 by  
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There are a many symptoms of diabetes. If you think you might have diabetes, it is always a good idea to talk to your healthcare team and discuss any symptoms you are experiencing. frequent urination constantly being thirsty even after drinking unexplained weight loss or gain extreme fatigue irritability frequent infections blurred vision tingling in the […]

Hearing Loss and Diabetes

August 20, 2015 by  
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Nearly 30 million people in the United States have diabetes and 86 million people have prediabetes. Recently, research has shown that people with diabetes are twice as likely to develop hearing loss. People who have prediabetes are 30 percent more likely to develop hearing loss. Studies have suggested that the increased risk of hearing loss […]

A Guide to Understanding A1C

July 10, 2015 by  
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Until recently most doctors diagnosed diabetes using either fasting or random blood glucose tests. Research has shown that some of those tests can mistakenly be done when you just happen to be elevated. Experts now recommend a A1C test for diagnosis and treatment. An A1C test is a more comprehensive test that is more likely […]

Understanding Cholesterol

July 9, 2015 by  
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What is Cholesterol Cholesterol is a waxy substance. It comes from two sources your liver and your food. There are two types of cholesterol. Too much of one or not enough of another can leave you at risk for coronary heart disease, heart attack, or stroke. Cholesterol must be transported through the bloodstream by lipoproteins […]

Understanding Diabetes

July 8, 2015 by  
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When your body digests food it breaks it down into usable components that travel through your blood. One of those components is glucose. Glucose is a form of sugar that your body uses as fuel. In order for the glucose to get into your cells and provide them with energy it needs to be escorted […]

Managing Hypoglycemia

July 7, 2015 by  
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  Hypoglycemia is a condition in which your blood sugar is abnormally low, usually less than 70mg/dl. Signs of hypoglycemia include; weakness, fatigue, shakiness, anxiety, lightheadedness, confusion, headaches, impaired vision, rapid heartbeat, nausea, and a change in mood. These symptoms can come on very quickly. It is important that if you become hypoglycemic, you adjust your […]

Managing Diabetes Through Your Diet

July 2, 2015 by  
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If you have type 2 diabetes, your blood sugar levels should not be going up and down like a roller coaster. The constant ups and downs can make you feel lousy. Even if you are not aware of the spikes and drops you could still be at an increased risk for serious health problems. The […]

How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes

July 1, 2015 by  
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Diabetes can wreak havoc with your eyes, and sometimes there are no early symptoms. So you may have no idea anything is wrong until your eyesight is in danger. Here are the main eye problems that can be caused, or made worse, by diabetes: Cataracts Many people without diabetes develop cataracts, however diabetics are 60% more […]

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