The Type 2 Diabetes Guide to Thanksgiving

We're thankful for the chance to bring our guide to Thanksgiving for people with Type 2 Diabetes! Read how to get ready for the holiday here!

Super Bowl Sunday and Type 2 Diabetes

There’s no reason why you should miss out enjoying the biggest sports day of the year -- Super Bowl Sunday. Whether you’re cheering for your own team or just enjoy the festivities, you should be able to have as great of a time people who live without diabetes.

Finding Our Inner Foodie with Shelby Kinnaird

Shelby Kinnaird has been living with Type 2 diabetes for 20 years. Since her diagnosis, she's started her website, The Diabetic Foodie, to show people with diabetes can eat well without sacrificing flavor or neglecting their sweet tooth. As a member of DiabetesSisters, an organization dedicated to helping women live well with diabetes, Kinnaird serves as a PODS leader, where she hosts meetups to help women find peer support. She chatted with the Beyond Type 2 team to share her diagnosis story, her website, role with DiabetesSisters, and easy ways for you to start cooking at home today.

Challenging Diabetes in the Kitchen with Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz

Leticia Moreinos Schwartz is a spokesperson for America’s Diabetes Challenge, a program from Merck that urges people with Type 2 diabetes to work with their doctors to set and reach their A1C goal, as well as learn the symptoms of hypoglycemia and how to reduce its risk. As part of her role, she’s featured in the program’s documentary, “A Touch of Sugar”, which aims to destigmatize Type 2 diabetes. Leticia spoke with the Beyond Type 2 team about her role in the documentary, her passion for helping people with Type 2 diabetes overcome the challenges to healthy cooking, and her own personal link to Type 2 diabetes. 

Getting to Know Mila Clarke Buckley, the Hangry Woman

Mila Clarke Buckley is a Houston-based Type 2 diabetes advocate and digital storyteller. She started her website, The Hangry Woman, after being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2016. Per her website, her goal is to show every person with diabetes has nothing to be ashamed of when it comes to their chronic illness. Mila chatted with the Beyond Type 2 team about her diabetes diagnosis story, how she currently manages diabetes, and her approach to eating her favorite dishes.

Understanding Nutrition for Diabetes Management

Diana is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Master's in Nutrition Science. She combines evidence-based, medical nutrition therapy with a personalized holistic approach to help others develop a healthy, lasting relationship with food. Learn more about her story and approach to understanding nutrition for diabetes management. 

5 Ways to Add Fruits and Veggies in Your Diet

With a little creativity, you can turn the healthiest foods into dishes that satisfy your cravings and your foodie desires.

5 Calorie-Counting Apps to Help You Achieve Your Goals

There are a multitude of calorie-counting apps to help you with your dietary goals. Here are some you should try today.

Determining Your Nutritional Needs

Knowing your nutritional needs for Type 2 diabetes is important if your goal is to build a healthy diet. Learn how to determine those needs here.

The Vegetarian Diet and Type 2 Diabetes

It's been proven that vegetarian diets aid in weight loss goals, but they've also been show to help diabetes management and improve glycemic control.