What is Resistant Starch?
What is Resistant Starch? Written by: Brandy Ireland, Dietetic Intern Let’s start off with what starches are in general. Rapidly digestible starches are found in high amounts in starchy foods such as potatoes and bread that are cooked by moist heat. This type of starch is converted into glucose within 20 minutes from the start…
The FIB-4 Index and its Role in Fatty Liver Screening
By Lindsay Hodgson, Dietetic Intern at Hailey Crean Nutrition LLC What is Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease? When there are imbalances in the body that interrupt the way the body metabolizes nutrients, the liver’s tissues can suffer. This is because most of the body’s nutrients are processed in the liver. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is…
What is Intuitive Eating and How Does it Fit into Diabetes Management?
By Lindsay Hodgson, Dietetic Intern at Hailey Crean Nutrition, LLC What is Intuitive Eating? Intuitive Eating is an individualized nutrition approach that emphasizes the connection between mind and body by using internal hunger and satiety cues to guide food choices (1). Rather than a diet plan, food rules, or weight loss, Intuitive Eating focuses on…
What is DSMES?
By Lindsay Hodgson, Dietetic Intern at Hailey Crean Nutrition LLC What is DSMES? Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) is a collaborative learning process where people with diabetes develop knowledge, make lifestyle changes, and gain skills to care for themselves and their diabetes (1). The Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists developed 7 self-care…
What is The Virtual Diabetes Education Program®?
Written by: Peyton Hinterberger, Dietetic Intern at Hailey Crean Nutrition, LLC What is The Virtual Diabetes Education Program® at Hailey Crean Nutrition, LLC? The Virtual Diabetes Education Program® is an Accredited Diabetes Program through The Association of Diabetes Care and Education (ADCES) that provides Diabetes Self Management Education and Support (DSMES) entirely via telehealth. DSMES…
Intuitive Eating for Type 2 Diabetes
What Diet Is Best For Diabetes? If you have been diagnosed with diabetes you have likely been told, at one point or another, what you can’t eat or that you have to follow a special diet. As a Certified Diabetes Educator, I am here to tell you that this is not true. According to the American…
Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease
Diabetes and high blood pressure are leading causes in the development of CKD. It is estimated that CKD occurs in 20-40% of people living with diabetes (6).
Research Update on Intermittent Fasting
Time-restricted eating is a form of intermittent fasting in which a person restricts their eating window to a certain number of hours per 24-hour period.
Nutrition For Chronic Kidney Disease
According to the National Kidney Foundation, Diabetes and Hypertension are responsible for approximately 2/3 of chronic kidney disease cases.