The claim has been around for a long time, that apple cider vinegar works miracles for blood sugar. What’s the real story? Does apple cider vinegar lower blood glucose levels? Is apple cider vinegar a treatment for diabetes? Watch and see.
Sharing Toby’s Knowledge
We were just reminiscing about shooting this fun video back in 2011 as a public service announcement for the American Diabetes Association. This one has costumes, a borrowed dog, and a serious element when you consider the number of people with diabetes is 6-7 million more cases in 2020. And while technology and medications offer many more options for managing this disease, it’s still lifestyle choices that can make the biggest difference. That’s why we’re still here for you.
Potatoes- the most feared carbohydrate! But, do we really need to avoid potatoes when managing diabetes? SToby Smithson says potatoes are a healthy food for people with diabetes in this video.
in Livestrong.com article “4 Carb Mistakes You’re Probably Making and How to Fix Them”
Successfully managing type 1 diabetes for 50+ years means you have a firm grasp on incorporating carbohydrates into a healthy diet. So Toby’s expertise fit well into this article about properly fitting carbohydrates into a healthy eating plan, diabetes or not.
Toby does a limited amount of product endorsing, essentially limited to products she uses herself as part of her successful diabetes management history. So, when Splenda asked for a video “testimonial” she provided one. Splenda is a versatile low calorie sweetener that adds 0 carbohydrate to sweetened food, and she uses it every day.
Managing diabetes effectively has many day to day responsibilities. But the New Year is a perfect time to make a resolution about scheduling two very important doctor visit — one for the feet and one for the eyes. An annual foot exam can catch the first signs of diabetic neuropathy early, and a diabetic eye exam can look for potential complications with vision like retinopathy or glaucoma. These yearly checkups are extremely important to stay ahead of diabetes and preserve your long-term health and well-being.