FREE Webinar! How Food Affects Blood Glucose

Master a core counseling challenge with diabetes--teaching the interplay between food and blood glucose levels. Register now for a free webinar for CPEU/CEU credit provided by Skelly Skills.

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SEE ALSO: Understanding the Mind-Gut Connection

Diet and Nutrition

Carbohydrate Counting – Indian/South Asian Foods List

Counting carbohydrate grams or servings at each meal can help you to control your blood glucose level throughout the day. The balance between the amount of carbohydrate you eat and the insulin within your body determines what your blood glucose will be after a meal.

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SEE ALSO: Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding

Fiber and Grains

Resistant Starch: The Carb With Health Benefits

Not all starch is created equal. Resistant starch is a certain type of starch that provides a range of health benefits, and it deserves a closer look.

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SEE ALSO: Bread Comparison Chart


Can Your Patients Benefit From Taking CoQ-10?

CoQ10 is both synthesized within the body, and consumed in the diet, so deficiency is rare. However, as people age, and with certain health conditions and medications, levels of CoQ10 within the body decline, and supplementation may be beneficial in some cases.

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SEE ALSO: Dietary Supplements and Chemotherapy

Clinical Nutrition

Protein Quality Evaluation With the Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS)

The protein digestibility-corrected amino acid score (PDCAAS) is one method to evaluate protein quality, which has been in use since 1993. As a number from 0 to 100 (with 0... | Read More

Pressure Injuries

Risk Factors for Pressure Injuries

Pressure injuries are a result of pressure, friction, or shear on a bony prominence.

Pressure Injuries

Interventions for Pressure Ulcers

Interventions for Pressure Ulcers