Subtract the Added Sugar From Your Diet

Subtract the Added Sugar From Your Diet

Added sugars tend to sneak into some of our favorite snacks and drinks, or work their way into foods that we wouldn’t expect to find them in. Take some time to learn about added sugar, and why it’s key to limit your intake of it. It’s no secret that Americans have a...
Hidden Sugars in Plain Sight: Keep an Eye on Added Sugar

Hidden Sugars in Plain Sight: Keep an Eye on Added Sugar

Does your favorite food have more sugar than you realize? “Hidden” sugars could be sneaking into your daily diet without you even knowing. Even if you think you’re eating a relatively healthy diet, that might not always be the case and you’ll want to watch out for how...
ParentingU Podcast: Gestational Diabetes

ParentingU Podcast: Gestational Diabetes

Pregnancy bring about changes to insulin sensitivity and therefore blood sugar, and for some moms that can lead to gestational diabetes. Carmen Alexis Miller, MS, RDN, LDN, outpatient dietitian at Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Lafayette,...
How a New Eye Scan Can Prevent Blindness in Diabetes Patients

How a New Eye Scan Can Prevent Blindness in Diabetes Patients

Dark floating spots and “cobwebs” in your vision could be a condition that clears on its own. For people with diabetes, it can be more serious. Four out of 10 diabetes patients suffer from diabetic retinopathy, a condition in which blood vessels in the eyes swell or...
Navigating Childhood Hormonal Disorders

Navigating Childhood Hormonal Disorders

Childhood growth and development can be complicated, but specialized care helps families manage any issues that may arise. Manish Raisingani, MD, pediatric endocrinologist with Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health, shares more about how he helps Louisiana kids get...