Karen's Diabetes Blog

Posted: September 19, 2011

Ever since I developed diabetes I’ve been getting urinary tract infections, what can I do about this?

Both men and women can get a urinary tract infection (UTI) but women are more likely to get one as…take steps to prevent this problem from coming back again…

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Posted: September 18, 2011

Your teeth and gums affect your diabetes

Gum disease has been associated with diabetes in two ways. First, gum disease is a bacterial infection that, …

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Posted: September 16, 2011

My kidney tests are high, what can I do about this?

A common diabetes kidney test is called ACR, short for Albumin Creatinine Ratio. If this is higher than …

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Posted: September 15, 2011

How many slices of bread can I eat a day?

Bread is just one source of carbohydrate… However, there are some general rules that I apply, based on the usual portion of starchy carbohydrate that I recommend in a meal…

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Posted: September 13, 2011

How do I exercise when my joints are sore?

Nordic walking sticks, bicycles, swimming and Tai Chi are some options to allow you to be active in …

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Posted: September 12, 2011

Blogs and diabetes

Writing my first blog and learning about social networking has been a scary experience for me. Just a few short weeks ago, I didn’t know anything about blogs…When you were first diagnosed and started learning about diabetes, did you experience this same feeling of being lost and a bit scared?…Diabetes is the same, it’s a journey of learning and small changes…

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Posted: September 1, 2011

Canadian Author Releases Second Publication to Address Diabetes

“Diabetes can best be described as a deadly, silent tsunami just waiting to crash on our shores,” said …

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Posted: July 27, 2011

American Association of Diabetes Educators Conference in Las Vegas

Thank you to those who visited my booth at the American Association of Diabetes Educators conference in Las Vegas August 3-5, 2011. Read more about the conference and my upcoming podcast recorded in Las Vegas.

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