What Does Eating Emotionally Well Mean?

What Does Eating Emotionally Well Mean?

By Sha King | Holistic Nutritionist | Just Sharlene Simply means to stop eating on emotions and become a conscious eater recognizing how you feel when you eat and drink. The emotionally eating well concept takes into account what you desire for taste and nutrition, and what your body needs in order to work well emotionally…

I Have Diabetes: Why Should I Visit A Podiatrist?

I Have Diabetes: Why Should I Visit A Podiatrist?

In the same manner, in which someone should see a dentist when they’re experiencing tooth pain or an optometrist when experiencing eye problems, podiatrists are the go-to specialists for all issues concerning the foot and ankle. There are no other specialists in the world with more advanced and in-depth training for this often-abused part of…

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Have you ever heard the phrase, “the mouth is the gateway to the body”? Scientific research shows there is a definite connection between poor oral health, mainly periodontal disease and a number of chronic systematic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, pneumonia, and cancer just to name a few. Periodontal disease (an infection of…

Prediabetes

Prediabetes

So, you’ve been diagnosed as “pre-diabetic” and the world has been shaken to the core. Well, it should be. While pre-diabetes is not the end of the world, it is a precursor to insulin resistance and a slew of health conditions that literally could end the world as you know it. Let’s define what this…

The 7 Self-Care Areas of Diabetes Management

The 7 Self-Care Areas of Diabetes Management

Diabetes is a complex and serious disease, and managing it every day can be challenging. To help you, diabetes educators have developed seven key areas to focus on. Healthy Eating Having diabetes doesn’t mean you have to give up your favourite foods or stop eating in restaurants. In fact, there is nothing you can’t eat….

The Diabetes Educator

The Diabetes Educator

The forgotten partner in the strategy to prevent and control diabetes. There are many times when persons with diabetes become overwhelmed and do not feel that they have the ability or the support to take care of themselves in a manner conducive to a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing. It may be because they lack knowledge…

And The Winner Is…

And The Winner Is…

ACE Diabetes is pleased to announce CARMEN FORBES as the winner of the $100 cash prize donated by Family Medicine Center. Pictured is Ms. Forbes’ daughter picking up the prize, presented by Nurse Anita Cates at Family Medicine Center, in the Rivington Center building on Blake Road.

Eleven COVID Symptoms to Look Out For

Eleven COVID Symptoms to Look Out For

Living with diabetes puts you at risk for health complications. When persons with diabetes are infected with a virus, they tend to experience more severe symptoms. Because COVID-19 is a virus, the risk of getting very sick after being diagnosed is higher if you have diabetes. However, your risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19…

Five Mood-Boosting Foods

Five Mood-Boosting Foods

Did you know there are foods than can actually help lower stress? Incorporate these foods to help dial down the stress in your life. Green leafy vegetables Foods like spinach, kale, broccoli and greens are high in folate which assists the body in regulating mood. Turkey This lean meat contains the essential amino acid L-tryptophan…

Tech-Savvy Ways to Reduce Stress

Tech-Savvy Ways to Reduce Stress

Living with diabetes is hard. It’s easy to get discouraged, frustrated, and burned out. We’ve got three ways you can reduce stress in your life right from your phone or tablet! Tech is a part of our everyday lives, and doing things remotely is the new norm. Apps like Headspace and Calm can help you…