Diabetes

5 signs you’ll develop diabetes

Have you ever stopped to take stock of your risk factors for diabetes? By 2012, almost three million Canadians will know they have the disease. Will you be one of them? Here are five signs you might develop diabetes

What to do if you have prediabetes

Take action with steps to improve your health ' we show you how


5 tips for a healthy pregnancy with diabetes

A healthy pregnancy with diabetes is possible. Keep yourself and your baby in good health with these five important health...


6 things you should know about insulin

Key facts for both new and experienced insulin users


Insulin pumps: What you need to know

It's convenient and portable, but is an insulin pump right for you?

4 questions to ask your doctor about diabetes

A diagnosis of diabetes or prediabetes is significant'and it's vital that you learn to take care of your overall health....


6 diabetes-friendly fast-food meals

Whether you're travelling, on a budget or just out for the day, sometimes the only realistic eating option is fast...


Dos and don’ts of cooking for diabetes

Cooking shouldn't be a chore, even with dietary restrictions. Follow these suggestions for helpful ideas on making cooking fun'even when...


How to cope with pre-diabetes

When her mother was diagnosed with pre-diabetes, registered dietitian Sue Mah went into action. Here's her advice for how to...


What it’s like to live with Type 2 diabetes

What's it like living with Type 2 diabetes? Here's how just a few adjustments to your daily routine can make...


How to track your blood sugar levels

Learn to stay on top of your blood glucose levels with these expert tips on watching your numbers


Blood glucose readings: What they mean

Keeping track of blood sugar levels with a blood glucose meter is an important component in managing diabetes. But what...


5 health conditions that are caused by diabetes

Diabetes raises your chance of developing a number of diseases. Here are the top 5 to watch out for, and...

How blood glucose meters work

Confused or apprehensive about testing your blood glucose using a meter? Find out how meters work and how diabetics can...


Quiz: Are you at risk for diabetes?

Take our quiz to find out if your diet is putting you at risk for type 2 diabetes


6 tips for losing weight when you have diabetes

Healthy weight loss soon after your diabetes diagnosis could help you control your blood pressure and glucose levels. Here's how...


6 diabetes-friendly snacks

Living with diabetes means you need to monitor your diet carefully, but it doesn't mean giving up flavour or pleasure...


13 tips for eating out if you have diabetes

Who says being diabetic means having to stay clear of eating out? A few minor adjustments can leave you worry...


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5 diabetes-friendly bread recipes

These satisfying diabetes-friendly bread recipes offer a variety of healthy options for any occasion'from tea time to an evening snack....


Diabetes: Your guide to treatments that work

Here are seven treatments for diabetes that have been proven to help control your blood sugar and increase your response...


News: Do people with Type 2 diabetes deserve the stigma?

An article published in the Toronto Star brings this question to mind today. The piece (originally from the Chicago Tribune)

7 tips for living well with diabetes

Life with diabetes should be full and satisfying. Try these surprising tips for controlling blood sugar and weight, and making...


5 diabetes-friendly desserts

Think managing diabetes means that you can't indulge your sweet tooth now and then? Think again! Here are eight diabetes-friendly...


8 signs your child may have type 1 diabetes

Concerned your child may have type 1 diabetes? Watch out for these signs


6 tips for exercising when you have diabetes

When managing diabetes, engaging in regular exercise can help to lower your blood sugar and raise your life expectancy. Here...


10 diabetes-friendly vegetarian recipes

Going meat-free can be delicious, thanks to these diabetes-friendly vegetarian recipes. Be sure to consult your doctor before making changes...


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20 diabetes-friendly lunch recipes

These diabetes-friendly lunch recipes offer a wide range of healthy lunch options for any occasion'and full nutritional information for diabetics....