Category Archives: Understanding Diabetes

Toby’s Diabetes “Power Foods”

In Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition for Dummies Toby listed her top 10 diabetes "power foods", food we should try and have regularly. In this video she reveals three of those powerful ten that share a couple of very important things in common. Watch this clip and see if you know what these foods share, and see if you can find a way to have them more often.

Meet Toby Smithson – Your Guide to Thriving With Diabetes

Toby Smithson has some special insights into thriving with diabetes. Being a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes educator gives her undeniable credibility "on paper", but it's thriving every day with diabetes herself- for more than 45 years- that should really get your attention. She knows the challenges and the frustrations, but more importantly she knows the possibilities. Diabetes doesn't put good health out of reach, and you can live in good health with diabetes too.

The first step, imagine how constant lifestyle support and guidance could help. The next step, take a look at what Toby offers at DiabetesEveryDay Managing diabetes effectively for good health is not just knowing what to do, but also feeling motivated and supported to make the commitment. Try DiabetesEveryDay, and let Toby guide the way.

New Book -21 Things You Need To Know About Diabetes And Your Heart

I’ve always been bothered by the word “complications” as a description for the potential consequences of diabetes. “Complications” is much too mild a word for nerve pain, vision loss, sexual dysfunction, digestive problems, difficult infections, kidney failure, and the doubling of the risk for heart disease. Ultimately, it’s that hugely increased risk for heart disease...
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