Eating Healthy

3 Tips to Help Teens Manage Type 2 Diabetes

by Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE
September 27, 2018

The teen years are difficult physically and emotionally. Adding type 2 diabetes can make those years even tougher. It’s important…

Weighing In: 4 Tips to Help Teens Beat Obesity

by Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE
September 19, 2018

It’s no exaggeration that there’s an obesity epidemic among U.S. teens. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that…

4 Health Tips for Traveling with Type 2 Diabetes

by Laura Want, RN, CDE, CCRC, BC-ADM, research nurse coordinator, MedStar Health Research Institute
July 16, 2018

Traveling can be a nice way to unwind and explore new places. It also can present challenges–such as, maintaining your…

Order up! 6 Tips for Eating Out With Type 2 Diabetes

by Laura Want, RN, CDE, CCRC, BC-ADM, research nurse coordinator, MedStar Health Research Institute
June 28, 2018

Eating out can be a daunting task if you have type 2 diabetes. Portions at restaurants typically are way too…

Nutrition Questions? It’s Time to Get Personal!

by Haley Kreft, RD, LDN, registered dietitian, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
June 11, 2018

What we eat affects all the systems of the body, from how we look and feel to how well our…

3 Tactics to Battle Food ‘Portion Distortion’

by Haley Kreft, RD, LDN, registered dietitian, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
June 11, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity affects more than one-third of adults and one in…