Being on lockdown is a good time to read a book, even if you are a very, very slow reader. How about this one?[Read more…] about Coronavirus Challenge- Need Something To Do? Be a Dummy!
My patients are, like many of us, not only worried about coronavirus, but also restricted in their activities and movements. And, they find themselves sabotaging their diabetes management efforts at this critical time by “stress eating. ” How about you? Yes? I have some tips.[Read more…] about Coronavirus Challenge – Are You “Stress Eating”?
How are you sleeping? Are you getting 7 to 8 hours of restful sleep each night? If not you could be sabotaging your hard work managing medicine, diet and exercise. In this video Toby explains how inadequate sleep can cause imbalances in blood sugar and blood pressure, and offers some tips on improving your sleep.
What about alcohol? That’s one of the most common questions Toby get as a certified diabetes educator. And, here’s her answer.
Diabetes meal planning is a breeze if you follow Toby’s Mix n Match strategy. As she described in chapter 13 of Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition for Dummies (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), you just pick three of these, two of these, and…..why not watch Toby’s video demonstrating how simple and effective this strategy can be.