Reducing Stress in Difficult Times

The farther we get into the year 2020, the more stressful situations it seems we have to deal with. As if the political climate weren't enough, the country is having to face and survive hurricanes, fires, floods, power outages, windstorms, air filled with smoke and ash, and other "acts of God" that destroy our peace. … Continue reading Reducing Stress in Difficult Times

Stress Awareness Month – April

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. https://nationaldaycalendar.com/stress-awareness-month-april/ Goal: To lower blood sugar through minimizing stress and anxiety. Both research and experience clearly demonstrates that stress (good or bad) can raise your blood sugar! Evaluate what might be … Continue reading Stress Awareness Month – April

Winter Holidays for Diabetics

The winter holidays are typically very stressful. For a variety of reasons. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas is frequently the most stressful time of the year for many people. There are school, work, and church programs, parties, and family gatherings, often involving food and, unfortunately for diabetics, the worst possible foods for diabetes control! For many, … Continue reading Winter Holidays for Diabetics