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Month: November 2018

4 Easy Breakfast Recipes for People With Diabetes

Double-Duty Banana Pancakes Try this recipe: Double-Duty Banana Pancakes Pancakes are a breakfast staple for a reason and this healthier version uses buckwheat, which is full of healthy fiber. Top them with sliced bananas for that extra pop of freshness. Ingredients: bananas, buckwheat pancake mix, fat-free milk, light pancake syrup Calories: 100 Easy Spud Breakfast Try this recipe: Easy Spud Breakfast Essentially […]

What Is Blood Glucose–and What Makes It High or Low?

Before you had diabetes, your body was able to regulate itself. It didn’t matter what you ate or if you exercised. But with diabetes, your blood glucose (blood sugar) can be high or low. The food you eat, your physical activity, your medicines, and many other factors can cause your blood glucose to be higher or […]

The cosy delights of Dublin in winter

Ireland in the winter is dark with unpredictable weather – and this makes it an even more perfect time to enjoy the cosmopolitan delights of Dublin city, where the short, chilly days are just a welcome excuse to slip off to the pub, pop into a gallery, or dive into one of the city’s growing […]

How to Write a Grad School Recommendation Letter

I was flattered (and a bit intimidated) when I was asked to write a letter of recommendation for the first time. The task seemed so “high stakes”—my letter would factor into a student’s potential admission to a master’s program. And at the time, I was a mere 22-year-old second-year PhD student. As luck might have it, […]