Book Review: Are you looking forward to Christmas… or just wanting to survive it?
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Book Review: Are you looking forward to Christmas… or just wanting to survive it?

Rick Phillips, one of our fellow bloggers, has enjoyed reading Lene Anderson’s book Chronic Christmas, which gives some tips for the less enthusiastic among us on how to make the best of Christmas. Rick Phillips | November 20, 2016 | General, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | 13 Comments I was so … Continue reading

Jovina cooks Italian: Seafood and Vegetable Grill with Green Goddess Marinade
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Jovina cooks Italian: Seafood and Vegetable Grill with Green Goddess Marinade

  Seafood On The Grill Tonight August 19, 2016 Tips On Grilling Shellfish The flavor of shellfish benefits significantly from grilling. Removing the shellfish from the grill before they become too well done and rubbery is the biggest challenge. Watching closely for shellfish to turn opaque (non-transparent), removing them from the grill and serving them immediately … Continue reading

Jovina cooks Italian: Herb marinated grilled chicken
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Jovina cooks Italian: Herb marinated grilled chicken

The marinade used for this chicken recipe makes the chicken really delicious. Ingredients One 3-4 pound chicken, wing tips removed Marinade 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 3  garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper ½ cup finely chopped fresh herbs ( I used oregano, basil, sage, … Continue reading

Continuous glucose monitors give 1% reduction in Hba1c
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Continuous glucose monitors give 1% reduction in Hba1c

Vancouver doctors took 12 patients  type two diabetes who were using insulin and gave them continuous blood sugar monitors to help them improve their blood sugars. Participants used these for 3 months, kept food records and maintained weekly contact with a registered dietitian/registered nurse team.  After 3 months, patients were told to discontinue sensor use … Continue reading