Tips Archive

Diabetes Myths – True or False?

by Karyn Michelle Wofford Diabetes is extremely prevalent in our society, but so is misinformation and ignorance. With a large majority of our population having type one or two diabetes, it’s surprising to hear and read some of the crazy …

Amazing Turmeric Benefits

by Karyn Michelle Wofford When I think of turmeric, I think of a strange, sweet spice used in Indian dishes. I’m not a huge fan of the stuff, which is unfortunate, because I’ve been missing out on some awesome health …

Do We Need All of Those Pills?

by Karyn Michelle Wofford The pattern is always the same…we get sick, we go to the doctor, we get a prescription. Do we ever ask ourselves if there are other alternatives? Medications not only can be pricey, they have side …

Diabetic Beach Tips

by Karyn Michelle Wofford Summer is flying around the corner and many of us will be packing for the beach. I’ve had diabetes for so long, prepping for a vacation doesn’t seem any different for me than for anyone else. …

Can Electronics Make Diabetes Worse?

by Karyn Michelle Wofford It is all around us, we can’t escape it…Electromagnetic radiation . Cell phones, computers, televisions, appliances, they all have an electromagnetic field that has the potential to make us sick. How? Simply put, radiation. Our bodies …

The Benefits of Gum Chewing

from Karyn Michelle Wofford Several years ago, I would buy Extra gum and chew up to a half pack every day. Gum is actually good for you for many reasons. Gum keeps your teeth clean. Being diabetic, my mouth gets …

Maximizing Insulin Absorption

by Karyn Michelle Wofford Injecting insulin is an indirect way to provide the body with the vital hormone, so it is important to do everything we can to help the body use it efficiently. We can’t take injectable insulin for …

Reducing Your Meat Intake

by Karyn Michelle Wofford Meat is a big part of the typical American diet, but it’s time we start rethinking this. As a diabetic, I still eat some meat, but have greatly reduced the amount I consume for many reasons: …