diabetes

Coaching for Life: New Diabetic Prevention Program a Game Changer at BIFMC

Dec 6, 2022 Comments Off on Coaching for Life: New Diabetic Prevention Program a Game Changer at BIFMC
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

Margaret Peck, HPEB MPH and volunteer coach at BIFMC, leads the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), which has proven to be effective in reducing the incidence of Type 2 diabetes among high risk individuals. Having served as a fitness nutrition coach helping athletes to achieve their health and fitness goals…

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How Do I Eat Healthy at the Holidays with Diabetes? Ask a Nutritionist.

Nov 10, 2021 Comments Off on How Do I Eat Healthy at the Holidays with Diabetes? Ask a Nutritionist.
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel can disrupt daily routines. But you can still eat healthy during the holidays, even with diabetes. So how exactly do you stick to your diabetes meal plan when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are…

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Trying to Cut Back on Sugar? Ask a Nutritionist.

Jun 1, 2021 Comments Off on Trying to Cut Back on Sugar? Ask a Nutritionist.
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

Trying to cut back on sugar? Here are a few tips to help. The latest recommendations from the US dietary guidelines continue to strongly recommend limiting your sugar intake. But not all sugars are the same: Natural sugars are found in fruit and milk and are important nutrients for a…

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I [Heart] Recipes: Savory Pumpkin Risotto

Nov 17, 2020 Comments Off on I [Heart] Recipes: Savory Pumpkin Risotto
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

Sick of pumpkin yet? We hope not! This festive food is actually a winter squash, and is loaded with healthy vitamins and minerals for just a fraction of the calories (approximately 50 cal per cup!) – certainly nothing to say “boo” about. In fact, a pumpkin is about 94% water,…

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Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.

Dec 6, 2019 Comments Off on Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Are all processed foods bad? There are thousands of processed foods in the grocery store…

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Nutrition For All: Interview with BIFMC Dietitian, Joanne Gallivan

Nov 18, 2019 Comments Off on Nutrition For All: Interview with BIFMC Dietitian, Joanne Gallivan
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

Nutrition is critical to a primary care setting. BIFMC’s Resident Dietitian – Nutritionist, Joanne Gallivan, shares her tips on employing the first line of defense when it comes to your health- by taking control of your eating habits. What prompted you to volunteer at BIFMC? I found out about BIFMC…

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I [Heart] Recipes: Sweet ‘N Savory Sweet Potato Fries

Oct 28, 2019 Comments Off on I [Heart] Recipes: Sweet ‘N Savory Sweet Potato Fries
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

Know your potatoes! Compared to white potatoes, sweet potatoes are lower on the glycemic index and provide plenty of vitamin A to support eye health. Fiber found in this root vegetable also helps with blood glucose control and weight management, while the potassium helps control blood pressure. Rooting For Your Health: What…

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What Are The Healthiest Carbs to Eat? Ask A Nutritionist.

Oct 17, 2019 Comments Off on What Are The Healthiest Carbs to Eat? Ask A Nutritionist.
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Carbs-good guy or the enemy? And what are the healthiest carbs to eat? Carbs -or…

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I [heart] Recipes: Creamy Cheesey Macaroni

Mar 20, 2019 Comments Off on I [heart] Recipes: Creamy Cheesey Macaroni
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

A whole-wheat pasta dish that makes great use of cottage cheese for a low-fat, creamy, and guilt-free helping of this southern staple. For more diabetic friendly recipes, visit Mayo Clinic’s Diabetic Meal Plan Recipes.

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Am I at Risk for Diabetes? Ask a Nutritionist.

Mar 6, 2019 Comments Off on Am I at Risk for Diabetes? Ask a Nutritionist.
July 12 @ 12:15 pm

Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Did you know that one in three Americans are at high risk for developing type…

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