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Diabetes Newsletter – Summer 2012

Summer 2012 Issue

Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

Summer is a time when we all look forward to enjoying the outdoors and going on vacation. To help you have a great summer, free of injuries, here are a few safety tips that you should apply to your fun in the sun... Read full article here

Blood Glucose Testing: Choosing the Best Time

The American Diabetes Association recommends that blood glucose testing guidelines be tailored to the individual. Your doctor should do a blood test, a Hemoglobin A1c, which gives an idea of your average glucose level over the past eight to 10 weeks. That number acts as your “report card." It is closely related to your risk of diabetes complications and... Read full article here

Swing Into Summer with Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh produce is not only a palate pleaser, but is also a great source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Adding fruits and vegetables into your diet is a great way to help fill you up with less calories. So, make the most of summer’s bountiful supply of fresh fruits and vegetables... Read full article here

Recipe Corner

Summer picnics are on their way, leaving everyone wondering “What can I bring?” Here are two recipe that everyone is bound to enjoy... Read full article here

Did You Know?

If you are a Medicare beneficiary, you can receive one-on-one visits with a registered dietitian called Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT). MNT includes nutrition counseling, an individualized meal plan and counseling on how to manage lifestyle factors that affect your diabetes. Medicare covers three hours of this service... Read full article here

Meet the Certified Diabetes Educator

The Diabetes Center congratulates Laura Lienhard, R.D., C.D.E., on receiving her diabetes educator certification. A member of Carroll Hospital Center’s Diabetes Center team... Read full article here

Upcoming Events

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