Diabetes

How We Can Help

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes and feel overwhelmed?

Confused with how to care for yourself or your loved one(s)?

Are you afraid that you will never be able to eat dessert again?

Are you struggling to manage your blood sugar?

Managing diabetes can be challenging especially when you are figuring out what to eat and reading through all the conflicting information out there. We are here to help you manage your blood sugar with our diabetes care and education specialists. Our specialists will help with shopping, cooking, and timing of your meals to help you feel better. Together, we can help you get your blood sugars in balance.

 

Managing Diabetes Through Nutrition 

Discover

How insulin works in your body
Foods that stabilize blood sugar
Foods that spike blood sugar

Skills

Test blood sugar using glucometer
Meal plan to control diabetes

Outcomes

Decrease high blood sugar, prevent low blood sugar, reduce your A1C
Feel more energized
Reduce medications

Take a look at these nutrition tips to help you manage your blood sugar.

Cooking With Diabetes

Do you fear you have to give up your favorite foods to control your diabetes? Living with diabetes can be a challenge when many foods have to be restricted, however, it is possible to eat healthy AND delicious meals when you prepare meals with our recipes that are designed to keep your blood glucose levels in a safe range. So have your [diabetes-friendly] cake, and eat it too!

We have authored Cooking with Diabetes to help you make quick and easy meals. These are recipes the whole family will enjoy.

Grocery Store Tour

Being diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes can be overwhelming enough! Let our dietitians walk you through the local grocery store and answer ALL of your blood sugar related questions.

For more information about our tours, click here.

 

diabetes glucometer

Blood Sugar Monitoring

Do you need help testing your blood sugar and making sense of what the numbers mean? Are you overwhelmed with what you are eating and how it is affecting your blood glucose? We can help you ever step of the way to make this process as easy as possible.

Take a look at this blog on How to Test Your Blood Sugar for more tips.

Nourishly App

You will be able to communicate with your dietitian with this amazing app Nourishly to help you manage your diabetes.  Communication is the key to success and this app allows you to keep food logs, blood sugar levels and  photos of your food so your dietitian can help you meet your blood sugar goals.  For more information about the Nourishly app, click here.

 

Diabetes App

Virtual Diabetes Support Group

Coming soon!  A NEW virtual diabetes support group to help you feel connected and inspired as you make lifestyle changes to help manage your diabetes.

For more information, ask your dietitian or email us at admin@rbitzer.com

Happy Clients

“I have enjoyed our collaborative effort in the care of our mutual patients. The guidance you provide for nutritional management of chronic medical problems is invaluable to the overall successful management of our patients.”
~ Physician of Kaitlin’s Clients
“Shelley is an eloquent diabetes educator. She has the unique ability to take a complex topic and explain it with ease.”
“I feel we made great progress. I gained a great deal of information about diabetes and set goals towards managing it. Shelley was great, I look forward to working with her.”
“My A1C has come down from 7.6 to 6.9, my glucose levels are within the normal range, and I have lost 9 pounds. Ms. Williams played a central role in all of this, providing crucial information, honest feedback, and an excellent listening ear. She has been crucial to me achieving my goals. I commend her heartily.”
“I am a frustrated newly-diagnosed diabetic who needed a talking-to about what I should be eating and the information that Kaitlin gave me is proving to be very useful.”
“The appointment with Kaitlin went really well and has already been a big help to me in managing my diabetes. My blood sugars dropped quite a bit since my visit with her.”
“You have helped me a lot, my blood pressure is normal most of the time now and never as high as I have seen it at times, my A1C is normal and I’m feeling optimistic about achieving my health goals.”

For more tips about diabetes care:

Follow our blog for simple, easy tips and hacks to make shopping, meal prep, planning and cooking easier.

Sign up for our NEW diabetes  newsletter.

Read these popular diabetes blogs:

Healthy Party Foods

Dietitian led Grocery store tours

Tips for choosing a diabetic-friendly breakfast cereal

 

Cooking with Diabetes

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