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Dr. Gloria Mendizabal-Piedra MD

(305) 823-2433

3986 W. 16 Avenue | Hialeah, FL 33012

Diabetes

7 Low Sugar Hacks For Diabetics

If you are diabetic, or simply just live a healthy life, you are used to a low-sugar lifestyle. Because certain treats are usually deemed off limits, low-sugar diets can sometimes become monotonous and boring. In order to steer clear of falling into this rut, it is important to be creative and keep a couple of favorite recipes on hand. Low-sugar hacks for keeping a healthy, diverse diet: Smoothies can often be sugar-laden and often more similar to desserts than snacks or meals. When making a smoothie, try and include as little fruit as possible in order to lower the sugar… Read More

How to Prevent & Treat Diabetes in Older Adults

Diabetes Mellitus is an age-old disease going way back into the times of the ancient Egyptians. It continues to wreak havoc on the lives of people today. The trend for this will continue as the constant availability of fast food and sedentary lifestyles remain the options for the general populace. The most vulnerable for this is the growing demographic of older citizens who may not have had the luxury to take care of their blood sugar during the earlier years. The Start of Disease Diabetes Mellitus has two types: Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 is an inborn defect… Read More