Tag: ADA

November is American Diabetes Month®, a time to bring attention to the seriousness of diabetes and to the many people who are impacted by the disease. This year, the American Diabetes Association is asking those living with diabetes to share what “A Day in the Life of Diabetes” means to… Read More»


September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Here are a few tips from the American Diabetes Association to better your cholesterol, along with a yummy heart-healthy recipe for a Tuna Salad Wrap. 1)    Get a lipid profile. Ask your doctor for a lipid profile on a yearly basis or more often… Read More»


Serves 4; serving size: 1 sandwich Ingredients 1 (6-oz) can tuna, packed in water, drained 1/4 cup pickle relish 1/4 cup diced celery 1/4 cup diced onion 1/2 cup canola mayonnaise 4 corn tortillas Preparation Combine the tuna, relish, celery, onion, and mayonnaise until mixed well. Chill before serving. When… Read More»


Serves: 4 • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups 4 ounces uncooked whole grain pasta 8 ounces fresh or frozen shelled edamame 1/2 cups sweet grape tomatoes, quartered 16 pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves, or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves,… Read More»


This fall, thousands of people nationwide will join the movement to Stop Diabetes as they walk in the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. Rain or shine, walkers will join together to change the future of this growing epidemic that is taking a devastating physical, emotional and… Read More»


For most people, finding out they have type 2 diabetes is a moment of crisis.  “I was scared to death,” says Kimberly K. of Laurel, MD.  Kimberly was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in August 2011. “People in my family have died from it and I was overcome with grief.  I was angry… Read More»