Pregnancy and Diabetes Links

Pregnant Diabetics I’ve been doing some research on pregnancy and diabetes. It seems that the American Association of Diabetes no longer discourages women who are diabetic from thinking about becoming … [Read more...]

Diabetic Friendly Granola Recipe

Yummy Goodness, Without The Extra Sugar I love granola. Toasted, crunchy, and sweet it is versatile and perfect for anytime snacking. Most home-made recipes are full of sugar, though. While I know … [Read more...]

Diabetes and Pregnancy : Personal Story

I have to give you, my readers an apology. The past few weeks have been rough here due to personal issues. Normally a blogger would post ahead, but I was unable to. I wrote a few posts back concerning … [Read more...]

Diabetes and Arthritis Medications

Arthritis is very common and affects many diabetics. Because arthritis is so common, it is important for diabetics who may have arthritis know about the interactions that can occur with arthritis … [Read more...]

Depression and Diabetes: Treatments

Depression and Diabetes We discussed diabetes and depression, how the sudden change thrust on someone can lead to a changed emotional state. The stages of change can be found here: Diabetes and … [Read more...]

Diabetic Vegan Recipe

Veganism is popular and healthy I need to start this off by saying that I am not a Vegan. My family eats more vegetables than meat based dishes, though we do consume meat. When I share vegan and … [Read more...]

Natural Foods vs Processed

I think I have made it pretty clear that I am not a fan of putting things into the body that is not natural. A few days ago, I got into a pretty heated debate with someone over the recent ‘advances’ … [Read more...]

Diabetes and Depression

Emotions Affect Diabetes For hundreds of years, medical practitioners had believed there was a direct impact on one’s health from emotions. Today we understand that overall mental health is important … [Read more...]

Cookbook Contest Winners

Elaine and Suz were the only commenters on the Healthy Carb Diabetes Cookbook contest, so they will be receiving a new cookbook each! I still have one up for grabs, so sometime this month I will be … [Read more...]

Battling Diabetes In 14 Languages

Diabetes affects men, women, and children all over the globe. But, until now, Battling Diabetes, the blog, has only been available in English. That is no longer true! Battling Diabetes is now … [Read more...]

Free Diabetic Samples

Everyone loves free samples of products. I’ve collected samples just for people with diabetes! If you find a link that is broken or a site no longer offering free samples, please leave me a comment … [Read more...]

Diabetes and The Sugar Myth

No Sugar Is Best? For nearly all of the 20th century most people believed that to control their diabetes they had to avoid sugar completely. Sugar free candy, cookies, cakes, and other foods became … [Read more...]

Diabetic Recipes Page

Just in case you have not noticed yet, there is a new page to Battling Diabetes. This page was created to make it easy for you to find the recipes posted here. I like easy, don’t you? If you … [Read more...]

Healthy Carb Diabetes Cookbook Contest

Lauren Paul from Jane Wesman Promotions has sent not one, but 3 copies of The Healthy Carb Diabetes Cookbook for the readers of Battling Diabetes! This month, the contest for the books will be a … [Read more...]

Artificial Sweetener Measurements

Sugar Substitute, How Much Is A Cup? I can not count the number of times in the past when I have tried to figure out just how much of a sugar substitute to use in place of sugar in a recipe. I admit, … [Read more...]

Agave Nectar: Natural Sweetener

What’s Agave? Agave is a succulent plant native to Mexico. Native people used the agave for many different applications, from clothing to rope and some native people still use the agave in interesting … [Read more...]

Sweetener Information For Diabetics

If you are searching for answers about sweeteners, search no further. Here you will find a list of common sweeteners, what they are and where they are found or used. Nutritive Sweetners Nutritive … [Read more...]

Strawberry Oat Bran Muffins

I am posting sugar-free and low sugar recipes today for you to enjoy. Please, let me know if you try them and how they turn out for you. If you have a request for a recipe to be modified for … [Read more...]

Diabetes and Coffee

It is pretty early, at least here on the East Coast of the U.S., so I would like to share a cup of coffee with you. If you would prefer tea, go right ahead and brew up a cup. I will just sit here and … [Read more...]

Diabetes and Heart Health

Love Your Heart There has been a lot of press lately about taking care of your heart. Heart disease is a major killer. No matter your age, being aware of heart disease and how to prevent it will … [Read more...]

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