Our regularly updated articles address various topics related to diabetes prevention and management.

Battling Implicit Bias in Diabetes Management

One of the key contributors to disparate outcomes between communities in diabetes management is impl... Read more

Type 2 Diabetes - Self Management

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when your body is unable to perform its task of converting... Read more

Managing Diabetes in Pregnant Women

According to the American Diabetes Association, type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes.... Read more

Eye Care and Diabetes

Diabetes is well known for its impact on blood sugar levels; however, it can also impact the eyes. H... Read more

Caring for a loved one with diabetes

Educate yourself about diabetes – knowledge about diabetes will enable you to provide the support ... Read more

Diabetes and Cancer Awareness

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Caring for Wounds with Type 2 Diagnosis

Diabetes and Wound Healing When a person sustains an injury, the body begins a healing process to re... Read more

Stay at Home Workouts for Type 2 Diabetes

The majority of us spend our workdays in front of a computer. We still get home to spend our free ti... Read more

Managing Type 2 Diabetes with the Keto Diet

These days, everyone is talking about the Keto diet; simply because it can turn your body into a fat Read more

4 Helpful Tips to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most dreadful diseases out there today. If left untreated, it can lead to str Read more

Add Flavor to Food with Herbs and Spices

Growing up in the Caribbean in the early '70s, much of the flavor in foods and desserts came from he Read more

From Resolution to SMART Goal

So, the holidays, also known as ‘eating season,’ have come and gone. Now it’s back to reality, Read more

Glaucoma- The Silent Thief Sight

Last Sunday evening, I had a frightening experience with my eyes. As I stepped inside the house, I s Read more

Oxidative Stress: How It Affects Your Eye

We have come to the end of the first month of the new year 2020. Many of us have started some new go Read more

Love Your Heart and Protect it!

Have you ever had an experience that has haunted you for a while? I've had several, and they have im Read more

Minorities and Kidney Disease

Black Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives are at th Read more

For Sonia’s Sake

In recognition of International Women’s Day, I dedicate this posting to one woman whose short life Read more

Fight Illnesses with A Healthy Diet

The news cycle has been buzzing with Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) information and precautions to p Read more

7 Golden Rules of Kidney Disease Prevention

Many of us don't give much thought to our hardworking kidneys. The truth is 1 in 3 American adults a Read more

American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day®

Today is American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day. Observed annually on the fourth Tuesday i Read more

Self-care is the way to survive Quarantine

When this pandemic is over, we are going to be OK. How OK we are is dependent on the self-care that Read more

Mothers! Women! Take Charge of Your Health

I'm sending Happy Mother's Day and Happy Women's Health Week greetings to my global mothers, sisters Read more

Handwashing is Your Protection Against Infection

I completely forgot that May 5 was the World Health Organization (WHO) campaign to promote the globa Read more

Tools2Thrive Can Help You Manage Type 2 Diabetes

Did you know that people with diabetes are 2 to 3 times more likely to have depression than people w Read more

Promote Physical Activity with the Move Your Way Campaign

With all the fitness fads and conflicting health advice flooding our news feeds, it can be hard to c Read more

Small Steps To Lower Your Blood Pressure and Prevent A Stroke

I woke up to the news on Friday morning that my 57-year-old cousin had 2 mini-strokes in the early p Read more

Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts

Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry, or dim vision and of Read more

Diabetes: the burden of a diagnosis

Having close family members, such as parents and siblings with type 2 diabetes, increases the risk o Read more

7 Myths About Children’s Eye Health and Safety

Think you have the facts on your child’s eye care? When is the right time to have their eyes check Read more

Eye Health Tips for High School and College Students

Students face special challenges to the eyes when they are under academic performance pressure. Lack Read more

Your Home for Diabetes Education & Empowerment

The PEEPS™ diabetes program provides an opportunity for laypersons and professionals to connect wi Read more

Look Out For Your Eyes: Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision

My very observant friend, who, in his younger days, smoked and had a regular glass of alcohol, was t Read more

Dental Hygiene and Type 2 Diabetes

According to US national statistics, around 30 million Americans live with diabetes, with over 90% o Read more

Sleep and Strong Mental Health during COVID19

Everyone has been affected by COVID19, and many persons are feeling stressed by the economic and fin Read more