The Gluten-free Diet — Fad or Necessity?

The Gluten-free diet has been on the rise for the past few years and currently about 1 in 5 Americans follow it. In my experience, there is still a lot of confusion around this diet, its purpose and its benefits. In fact, many people don’t even know what gluten is.

How To Be T1D Smart(ies) Around the Holidays

The reality is whether you are an adult living with T1D or parenting a kid with T1D, having a plan for the holidays, balance, and tools at your disposal is not optional. So, here are four ideas to get you started.

6 Nutrition Bars that Will Change Your Life

With all the various brands and flavors of nutrition bars available today, no one bar is going to taste the same as another. The same goes for the effect that they will have on our bodies (and BG levels!)

The Mediterranean Diet Gave My Son his Best A1C

Roman began (again) a daily regimen of insulin therapy. To accelerate Roman’s weight gain, we immediately incorporated pastas, meat and marinara sauces, and legumes. It became evident to us that our most satisfying and nourishing meals, and Roman’s best A1C results, were linked with a combined daily exercise regimen.

The 5 Most Common Party Foods and What It Means for Blood Sugar Management

From the birthday party to the end-of-school-year pizza party, these celebratory events often come with a selection of food that is not always the healthiest. While having Type 1 diabetes does not exclude you from eating a confetti-covered cupcake or that slice of pizza that is the staple of most school gatherings; it does mean however that you'll be presented with snacks that can make managing T1D all that more challenging.

Why the Paleo Diet is Good for Type 1 Diabetes

To me, the term "Paleo" is not a diet or a fad but rather a framework — a framework for building a healthy lifestyle centered around real food, food that is un-refined and un-processed, just as nature intended it to be.

Type 1 Training Tips from a National Champion Cyclist

One of my biggest goals is to represent my country and Team Novo Nordisk in the 2020 Olympics Games. Not only would it be the pinnacle of my athletic career, but it would also be an incredible platform to inspire, educate and empower those affected by diabetes to pursue their dreams.

Secrets to Lowering Your A1C — A Diabetic Health Coach Gives Us the Scoop

Reflection is about self-care and realizing which actions/thoughts serve you, and which do not. Remember, you are in the driver’s seat of your life. If you feel like you’ve lost control, ask yourself what steps you need to take to get it back.

Pantry Swap — Chef Sam Talbot’s Healthy Alternatives

Even if your pantry is stocked with what you may think are healthy options, there could possibly be even better choices! Here are my 11 suggestions to building a pantry that you're proud of.

5 Foods to Always Keep Stocked in your Refrigerator

Don't miss what cookbook writer of All American Paleo Table, Caroline Potter, has to say about the must-have foods!