Number 4: Winter Solstice, 2002 Archives - BC Diabetes Foundation

Wishin’ For Nutrition

This is a simple and healthy combination that I enjoy when I feel like a healing meal. Lima Bean Soup Ingredients: 1 cup dried baby lima beans 1 onion, chopped fine 2 medium carrots, sliced 2 celery stalks and leaves, chopped 1 yam, diced 1 cup green beans 1 cup chopped kale (can substitute chard […]

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Exercise and Blood Sugar Management In Type 2 Diabetes

This is the continuation of an article started in the last issue discussing type 2 diabetes and how to manage blood sugars during and after exercise. A number of key ideas regarding the fundamentals of fuel metabolism in conjunction with exercise were discussed in the first article in Fall Equinox, Vol. 4, No. 2. I […]

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ACCORD stands for Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes. In people with diabetes good control of blood sugars, blood pressure and blood fats (cholesterol) has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes as well as the long-term complications of kidney and eye damage. With that in mind the question has […]

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From the Editor

Here we are again with the warm weather upon us and all the flowers in bloom. Perhaps you should get a nice cold ice tea, take this issue and find a nice place outside to sit and read it. For starters you’ll find the second half of the type 2 diabetes and exercise article begun […]

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