To Be Thinkers and Not Mere Reflectors

Another word about articles: Under the theory that "a diabetic convinced against their will is of the same opinion still," the goal of Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics is not to convince members of something but rather to challenge them to think. If you were raised Adventist, you are undoubtedly familiar with the statement that the goal … Continue reading To Be Thinkers and Not Mere Reflectors

Paradox of Disease and Diabetes

Occasionally I encounter such an excellent post by members of other diabetes groups that I just have to share verbatim. One such post is from Otoniel Santiago, a Facebook member, who does not have a blog of his own but has given me permission to share what he wrote. It is as follows: Consider the following … Continue reading Paradox of Disease and Diabetes

How Many “Servings” of Fruit and Vegetables?

A few days ago, one of our members found this ad in an Adventist publication and shared it with the group. First of all, this tidbit is not specifically for diabetics but for the general public. It focused on heart attack, stroke, and cancer, not diabetes. The first thing I wondered was where they got … Continue reading How Many “Servings” of Fruit and Vegetables?

Two Challenges for October

Managing diabetes is, in itself, a challenge. Why would you want to add additional challenges, you ask? Well, the challenges given in this blog post are not additional obstacles to be overcome, but they are strategies and tactics to employ in order to reach the goals you have set for yourself. I have begun a … Continue reading Two Challenges for October