Living Local, Living Healthy

Even the Hudson Valley in New York State has its share of people facing the challenges of type 2 diabetes. My article on Managing Diabetes was just published in the Healthy Hudson Valley magazine, however, the tips shared are appropriate for anyone with diabetes, regardless of where you live. Have any questions? Contact me.


Why is it so hard to eat less sugar?

This short Ted Ed video gives a great, animated explanation of how sugar affects our brain and why it is so hard to give it up. The good news–when you start limiting sugary foods for just special treats it becomes easier to eat less of it and your cravings for it become more manageable. The […]


Birthdays and Diabetes–Can You Have Your Cake and Eat it Too?

  I recently celebrated my birthday (you’ll have to guess which one), and I started thinking about cake and special celebrations. Is there a way to have your cake and eat it too when you have diabetes? To answer this question you first need to consider your current diabetes management plan and how well it […]


10 Important Things Your Doctor Didn’t Tell You About Diabetes

Have you just been told you have type 2 diabetes and your head is spinning with questions? In the short time your doctor had with you there was so much that needed to be communicated. Unfortunately it may not have been addressed or you were so overwhelmed you missed it all. If this is the […]


So You Have Type 2 Diabetes…NOW WHAT?

Here are 3 simple steps to help you get started getting well. First things first, stop blaming yourself; it’s unlikely to get you to a better spot. And don’t panic, you don’t need to abandon your old ways all at once. But you do need to start moving in a new direction and I CAN […]