A dear friend of mine is likely to have a baby this week. She's just today been diagnosed with gestational diabetes. I would love to help her and her husband out specifically by bringing them food to eat/freeze for when everyone's home from the hospital. However, I am a) clueless about baby things, b) clueless about how gestational diabetes complicates this picture. [more inside]
My husband was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Can you suggest food blogs that focus on low-carb recipes, or cooking for someone with diabetes? I specifically want weblogs -- not books, magazines, tv shows or other kinds of websites. Thanks!
Mefites who have given up sugar (or some other beloved but harmful substance): does it get any easier? [more inside]
I *love* buying chocolates or candy for friends and family on special occasions. It's kind of my thing, and the fancier the better. The problem is I have a diabetic in the family, and I want to send them something to celebrate an anniversary. Is there such a thing as fancy sugar-free chocolate or candy? I need something nicer than a bag of sugar-free Lifesavers.
My wife loves baking cakes, but I'd really like her to stop. What other things could she cook that meet her requirements and mine? [more inside]
Is there any point to eating whole wheat pasta? [more inside]
I am a nutritional newbie - I never took any classes on the subject, I'm a lifelong selective eater, and what little I know has been memorized, mostly in the last two months. I'm in need of some specific schooling on my current peculiar weight-loss situation. [more inside]
I need safe, simple recipes for a friend who has just discovered she is diabetic. [more inside]
What are some delicious high-fiber (and ideally high-protein and low-carb) foods I could eat for breakfast? [more inside]
Suggestions for healthy weight-gain-friendly foods/recipes? [more inside]
Baby shower. Gestational diabetes. What can I bring? [more inside]
What to feed a Type 1 diabetic soon after giving birth? [more inside]
Is there any connection between eating meals close to bedtime and elevated risk of developing diabetes? [more inside]
One person has high cholesterol. The other has type 2 diabetes. Both have no more than 30 minutes to cook and eat together. What do you recommend for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? [more inside]
I want the tasting menu, she wants plain chicken and mashed potatoes - how can my girlfriend and I eat out and at home so that we are both happy? [more inside]