Karen's Diabetes Blog

Posted: October 17, 2012

Food Irradiation Interview


If food irradiation is a topic that interests or concerns you – listen to my interview on CBC …

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Posted: September 17, 2012

Try these smoothies for breakfast

peaches for smoothie

I am not much of a breakfast eater. Can you suggest a smoothie I could drink instead? Here …

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Posted: July 6, 2012

The Complete Diabetes Guide wins National Dietitians’ Award

Karen Graham with Dietitians of Canada Award in Toronto

On June 16, 2012, the Speaking of Food and Healthy Living Award ceremony was held in Toronto at the Dietitians of Canada annual conference. These awards celebrate innovate nutrition projects across Canada.

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Posted: July 2, 2012

Food made with love, tastes better

The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels are infused with humor, good advice and kindness for everyday living…Think about it, food made with love, tastes better, that is so true.

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Posted: June 24, 2012

Canadian Press Review by Judy Creighton

Canada’s Diabetes Meals for Good Health

Book on managing diabetes fits well into any lifestyle as it promotes healthy eating…Well known Canadian Press Food Editor, Judy Creighton interviewed me recently…Check out the online link .

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Posted: May 10, 2012

Presentations in the Community


One of the things that I love to do whenever I have the chance is presentations on diabetes and nutrition…I love to hear your stories and help answer your questions…

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Posted: May 4, 2012

Chef of the Day


Karen Graham Featured again as Chef of the Day at cookstr.com http://www.cookstr.com/chefs Check it out for great recipes!

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Posted: May 1, 2012

The Jungle

Chicago Slaughterhouse c.1900

Do you find yourself complaining about your job? If so, you might want to stop and read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair…written in 1905, it tells the horrendous story of the immigrants who worked in the massive slaughterhouses and meat-packing industry of Chicago…this is an important story for dietitians and others interested in food history…

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Posted: April 2, 2012

How do I know if I have an infection in my foot?

Karen says "Keep Your Feet for Life!"

The usual warning signs of an infection are redness, swelling, oozing pus…If the infection in your foot is spreading…then go to Emergency right away…

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Posted: March 11, 2012

Should a person with diabetes eat fruit?

The answer is a resounding “yes”! Fruit has natural sugar in it, but it is also packed with lots of antioxidants and fiber, and most fruit has no fat…Perhaps the biggest benefit of fruit for the person with diabetes is that it can…

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