Diabetes Health Type 1 & 2: Top 3 Holiday Tips for Diabetics – Diabetes Health

 “It’s tough enough to make it through the holiday season without gaining weight. People with diabetes face a bigger challenge with the upcoming parties and family gatherings,” says Nadia Al-Samarrie. Planning for a festive holiday party goes a long way. Once you make these tips a habit, going to parties will not derail you from maintaining good … Read more

Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Over the past year I get questions about some of the things that I use and decided to make a Holiday Gift Guide 2022! These products are things that I use on a regular basis.  Please note, I have two affiliate links and will disclose those items below on the list.  Cooking for One Cookbook … Read more

From The Sugar Happy Kitchen: Low-Carb & Vegan Holiday Recipes – Diabetes Health

By Nadia Al-Samarrie In this special Low-Carb Holiday Recipe digital magazine, we bring you some easy-to-make traditional dishes (and some not so traditional) that you can prepare for warm and festive holiday meals. The recipes are excerpted from the “Sugar Happy Kitchen.” (Input The Sugar Happy Kitchen in your browser to reach our online site.) … Read more

Spread Holiday Cheer, Not Flu!

It’s not too late to get your flu shot! Enjoy the holiday season knowing that you have done the best thing to protect yourself and loved ones from getting the flu. The MGH Central Flu Clinic will run through December 9th. Open to patients 5 years and older. Walk-ins are welcome but scheduling an appointment … Read more

Holiday Season Self-Care Tips

Why does self-care feel so hard during the holiday season? When we practice self-care, what we’re really doing is setting boundaries around our mental and physical health to keep ourselves well. The holiday season creates a perfect storm for neglecting self-care practices because of: Additional emotional stressors and responsibilities , such as navigating difficult family … Read more