JDRF Blog

Ask the RD: Which sugar should you choose?

With so many on the market now – coconut sugar, rice malt syrup, agave nectar, maple syrup, molasses, honey, white sugar and brown sugar – it is tough to make a decision. Although it’s true that some are less refined, contain minerals, have a lower GI (raise your blood sugar slower), ...


Using ExCarbs to prevent low blood sugars

Often, preventing low blood sugars during/after exercise requires planning and adjustment of insulin. Even more challenging is when exercise is unplanned, and insulin has already been taken. In this case, extra carbs need to be taken to prevent low blood sugars.


Don’t let diabetes stop you!

Living with diabetes can often feel like a bit of a numbers game, since you’re constantly trying to balance out blood sugars that are influenced by food choices, stress, sleep, insulin doses, or other medications.


What are your Thanksgiving tips?

Holidays, like Thanksgiving, are joyous times with friends and family. But get-togethers often mean food... and lots of it!   


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