Category Archives: Diabetes Education

Celebrate World Diabetes Day Nov. 14 at Botsford

Thirty years ago, about 30 million people were living with diabetes. Today, this number has multiplied more than ten times to 371 million worldwide. An additional 280 million people are at high risk of developing the disease. Furthermore, by 2030, … Continue reading

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Rethink Your Drink

Are you drinking your calories instead of eating them? Calories and sugar can sneak up on you when you drink them instead of eat them. Continue reading

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Bon Voyage! Smart Traveling with Diabetes

Don’t let diabetes get in the way of your summer travel plans. Our dietitians have 8 tips for traveling with diabetes. Continue reading

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How to read food labels

Our registered dietitian explains those sometimes daunting nutrition food labels. Continue reading

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Top challenges to living with diabetes

What are the top challenges facing people with diabetes? Our patients reveal and we give solutions. Continue reading

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How to choose the healthiest options on the menu

Botsford Hospital registered dietitian takes the mystery out of choosing healthier options the next time you go out to eat. Continue reading

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Super Size Me on World Diabetes Day

This year, to recognize World Diabetes Day we’ll be watching and discussing “Super Size Me.” Continue reading

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The Great Pumpkin! Health Benefits of the Fall Decoration

Bring the pumpkins inside! Botsford dietitian explains why they’re actually a healthy fruit to add to your diet. Continue reading

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Recipe: Harvest Pumpkin Soup

Try this recipe to take advantage of the health benefits of pumpkins Continue reading

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Recipe: Gooey Double Fudge Brownies

Looking for a decadent treat that won’t destroy your diet? Here’s a healthy, easy to prepare recipe that’s sure to hit the spot. Continue reading

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