People with diabetes have more options than ever before for controlling their elevated blood sugars. Proper medications, combined with good nutrition, exercise, and self blood-glucose monitoring, allow for better blood sugar control, decreased complications and longer lives for those diagnosed with diabetes.
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Diabetes Management Program
Meridian and its Diabetes Management Team are available to help patients manage their diabetes and prediabetes safely and effectively. Click to check out the Diabetes Management Classes near you.
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Diabetes Classes and Programs
Meridian offers a variety of diabetes events and classes - from prevention and wellness to diabetes management. Explore our calendar for upcoming events in your area, including:
Register for a class or screening today by visiting our online calendar or calling 800-560-9990.
Cooking with Diabetes
People with diabetes can help control their diabetes through diet. A diabetic should eat foods that are high in nutrients and low in fat and sugar. Click through our online recipe book for more healthy options like the one below.
Directions (makes 12 muffins)
Line a regular muffin pan with 12 paper liners. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine oats, flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. In a small bowl, beat egg lightly. Add milk, vegetable oil, and grated carrots.
Stir wet ingredients into large bowl of dry ingredients. Do not overmix. Stir in raisins and walnuts. Divide batter among 12 muffin cups. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until tops are golden brown.