Diabetes

Helping you navigate your best path to a healthy and fulfilling life with diabetes

  • Take a healthy approach to takeout

    Take a healthy approach to takeout

    Follow these tips to help you choose takeout meals that are safe and healthy for you and your family to enjoy at home.

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  • Don't put off your diabetes and blood pressure screenings

    Don't put off your diabetes and blood pressure screenings

    Diabetes and high blood pressure contribute to many illnesses, including heart disease. Know your risks.

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  • More great reasons to eat chocolate

    More great reasons to eat chocolate

    Providence looks at the health benefits of chocolate for the annual celebration of National Chocolate Week March 15-21.

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  • The surprising ways losing weight can aid your heart

    The surprising ways losing weight can aid your heart

    Learn the ways losing weight improves your heart’s health and reduces the risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke.

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  • Smart contact lenses, in-home imaging and smart fridges keep you healthy

    Smart contact lenses, in-home imaging and smart fridges keep you healthy

    Advancements in technology improve and empower your health care experience, giving you more control and increased convenience.

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  • Eat red, orange and yellow to protect your eyes from blue

    Eat red, orange and yellow to protect your eyes from blue

    Eating foods rich in carotenoids may help protect your eyes from potentially harmful blue light emitted by electronic screens.

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  • Today is National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day: Meet one of our experts

    Today is National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day: Meet one of our experts

    Registered dietitians help individuals translate the science of nutrition into healthy living choices.

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  • Ask a dietitian: Should I eat a plant-based diet?

    Ask a dietitian: Should I eat a plant-based diet?

    Registered dietitian Jennifer Troupe shares her insights on the benefits of following a vegetarian or vegan diet, along with some resources to get started.

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  • Bento box or power bowl your way to a slimmer body

    Bento box or power bowl your way to a slimmer body

    Homemade power bowls and bento boxes can be quick, easy ways to put together healthy meals.

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  • Providence physician shares her perspective on the “keto” diet

    Providence physician shares her perspective on the “keto” diet

    Dr. Cydney Fenton, pediatric endocrinologist at Providence Medical Group Alaska, weighs in on the keto diet and its drastic reduction of carbohydrates.

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  • Medical screenings every woman should have

    Medical screenings every woman should have

    Over the courses of their lives, women should seek regular health screenings to monitor changes in their bodies, both seen and unseen.

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  • Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

    Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

    Providence registered dietitian Jill McCarty explains why eating breakfast every day is important and provides some healthy tips on when and what we should be eating.

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  • The A to Zzzzs of not getting enough sleep

    The A to Zzzzs of not getting enough sleep

    Lack of sleep affects your entire body and can put your physical, emotional, and cognitive health at risk.

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  • Apple cider vinegar: Wishful thinking does not a health elixir make

    Apple cider vinegar: Wishful thinking does not a health elixir make

    Many health benefits are attributed to apple cider vinegar, but most have not been scientifically proven. Learn the myths and facts of this latest health trend, along with some of the dangers.

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  • First-aid tips and a DIY kit for minor cuts and scrapes

    First-aid tips and a DIY kit for minor cuts and scrapes

    Proper care for minor cuts, wounds and scrapes reduces the risk of infection and helps minimize scarring. Treat them with these first-aid tips and make your own first-aid kit.

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  • Instant Pot tips and recipes for healthy cooking

    Instant Pot tips and recipes for healthy cooking

    Pressure-cooking helps maintain foods natural taste, texture, and nutrients and may help reduce the risk of diseases like type 2 diabetes.

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  • How to choose a blood glucose monitor

    How to choose a blood glucose monitor

    If you have diabetes, our expert helps with choosing a blood glucose monitor

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  • Egg-citing news for people with diabetes

    Egg-citing news for people with diabetes

    A recent study revealed that eggs may be a safe option for individuals diagnosed with diabetes.

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  • Your daily choices can lessen — or increase — your heart risk

    Your daily choices can lessen — or increase — your heart risk

    You might not realize how your daily decisions have ramifications that can reach all the way to the vessels of your heart. The good news is that you can get ahead of heart problems.

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  • It’s treatable: Many bounce back from congestive heart failure

    It’s treatable: Many bounce back from congestive heart failure

    Despite the sinister-sounding diagnosis, congestive heart failure is highly survivable. With expert treatment, many patients can enjoy a normal lifespan and a high quality of life.

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