The following is a guest post by Beth Kelly. In recent years, healthcare entrepreneurs have tapped into the latest tech developments to help people with chronic conditions improve the quality of their daily lives. Communication between medical devices, mobile apps, and home automation platforms enables diabetes patients to monitor and manage their condition in a … Read more Connectivity and Convenience: “The Internet of Things” and Diabetes Care
Metformin is the most prescribed anti-diabetes drug in the world, responsible for over 48 million prescriptions per year in the United States alone. More than 80% of type 2 diabetics are either overweight or obese. Studies indicate that metformin is also an effective weight loss drug. TedTalk speaker and former Johns Hopkins University surgeon Peter … Read more Metformin & Weight Loss: Is There A Connection?
Metformin, generally known as the “first-line drug” for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, has been revealed in a recent study by Cardiff University, UK, to not only increase the life spans of diabetics but also non-diabetics. Metformin is the most prescribed anti-diabetes drug in the world, responsible for over 48 million prescriptions per year … Read more Metformin – Not Just For Diabetics?
Neither I, nor the dozen people I asked had eaten one of these upside down cakes in years. It is very 1960-1970’s but so homey and good I thought I would bring back this version to tempt the palate of my fellow Diabetics. Note: I LIKE TO USE AN 8 INCH SPRING FORM PAN WELL … Read more Decadent Diabetic – Apple/Cranberry/ Walnut Upside Down Cake
This post was written by Chef Ward Alper, The Decadent Diabetic. Ok, let us get the elephant out of the room. I use that granulated sugar substitute that comes in the yellow bag. I know, I know, all those chemicals. While I am at it, let me also admit to using SWEET AND LOW in my … Read more Tricks To Make Your Low-Carb Diet A Treat
This post was written by Chef Ward Alper, The Decadent Diabetic. You could buy every rose in town, but on Valentine’s Day, chocolate is the only true out. Oh dear, you and I are diabetics. Now what do we do? Well as it happens, cocoa is actually not very high in carbohydrates. And believe it or … Read more There Ain’t Nothing Like Chocolate: Celebrating Valentine’s Day As A Diabetic
This post was written by Chef Ward Alper, The Decadent Diabetic. Lots of people complain about how expensive fresh fruits and vegetables are. I say: BUY THEM ON SALE! Why, you may ask? When a grocer does an advertisement for a fruit or vegetable, the grocer needs to plan ahead and order … Read more Fruits and Veggies (Literally) Taste Better On Sale
One of the first things most people will tell you when you discover that you’re diabetic is that you can still eat all the foods you enjoy: you simply need to modify the recipes slightly. However if you hate to cook and prefer to eat takeout food or in restaurants, discovering that you have diabetes can mean having to … Read more Dinner Ideas for Diabetics Who Hate to Cook
This post was written by Chef Ward Alper, The Decadent Diabetic. No sitting on the sidelines for us just because we have diabetes! You don’t really think you have to endure Super Bowl Sunday gnawing on a celery stick, do you? NONSENSE! You want chips? We got chips. Just check out the Lavash chip recipe under the … Read more Eating Your Way Through The Super Bowl
This post was written by Chef Ward Alper, The Decadent Diabetic. Dear Pasta Lovers, Like pizza, pasta was one of the most asked for items to get back into a low carbohydrate diabetic-compatible diet. There is a pasta product out in the marketplace that claims to have only 5g of digestible carbohydrates per portion. I … Read more The Decadent Diabetic Answers Your Questions About Pasta