Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Still Isn't Easy
Diabetes Still Isn't Easy

FDI is dedicated to diabetes education, nutritional counseling, and wellness programming.

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  • Mar 15 2012

    Food For Thought

    By Lynn Polmanteer, MS, RD, CDN, CDE

    Ever eaten something even though you weren't hungry? Did you eat because you were feeling stressed out? If you answered yes to either of those questions, don't worry—you’re not alone. Emotions can greatly impact what we eat and how much we eat, wh...

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  • Mar 03 2012

    The Story of Insulin

    By Gerald Bernstein, MD, FACP

    In my first blog post I spoke of humans being glucocentric, and pointed out that glucose doesn’t get to work unless insulin is present to get it into the cells (except the brain). From an evolutionary point of view, insulin is a very old molec...

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  • Feb 13 2012

    Twenty Minute Diabetes Exercise

    By Megan Fendt, MS, RD, CDN, CDE

    Zumba for dance lovers, yoga for the serene, karate for your inner Miyagi...it seems like there is and exercise program to suit every personality. But if you have diabetes, you might wonder which, if any physical activities are right for you. ...

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  • Jan 31 2012

    Seasonal Eating: Winter Edition

    By Lynn Polmanteer, MS, RD, CDN, CDE

    It’s the time of year when many people are still holding out in their plan to stick to their New Year’s resolutions. These resolutions are typically related to goals about diet and exercise. Part of my job as a diabetes educator is to educate p...

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  • Jan 31 2012

    Why We Need Glucose (A Biological History)

    By Gerald Bernstein, MD, FACP

    Diabetes Mellitus appears to affect close to 50 percent of the population of the U.S. in one form or another (the subject of a separate blog to follow). This series of blogs will be an attempt to simplify the understanding of diabetes and hopef...

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