Check out the latest headlines in diabetes, diabetes self-management, healthy lifestyles and diva entertainment that we think you should know about this weekend.
After Chaos of the Earthquake, Clinics Give Stability to Patients with Diabetes
Gabi Allard, president of the Mexican Association of Diabetes, said that staffers spent the better part of Saturday afternoon moving around the city, particularly the south, collecting insulin to administer to diabetics who had either lost their homes in the widespread devastation, or who could not reenter them due to structural damage. READ MORE
Sugar Free Doesn’t Mean Carbohydrate Free!
The FDA states that foods labeled “sugar free” should also have a disclaimer that reads “not “low” or “reduced in” calories. Because some of us may think these foods are “diet foods” and overeat them. It is important that we know the truth behind sugar free products – that is, just because they are sugar free does not necessarily mean they are healthy or low-calorie. READ MORE
How to Take Care of Your Diabetes at the Football Game
Whether you go to a game and tailgate or watch from home with a table full of snacks, you might want to prepare a strategy for managing your diabetes in the midst of so many delicious and exciting distractions. Here are a few ways to make sure you have a great time and keep your diabetes from going out of bounds. READ MORE
Demi Lovato’s too Embarrassed to tell Snoop Dogg to Stop Smoking Weed at her House Party
The 25-year-old was expecting just a small gathering of friends so she was surprised when rappers including Snoop, French Montana, Ty Dolla $ign and Wiz Khalifa showed up. “I was like, ‘Wait a second. I just wanted to have a couple people over to hang out,'” she said. “And all of the sudden my house is filled with pot smoke everywhere… I was like, ‘No smoking inside, get out, get out!'” READ MORE
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Music Spotlight: Sam Smith’s new song, “Too Good at Goodbyes” A quintessentially piano ballad is the first sample of his upcoming second LP, which follows his multi-platinum 2014 debut, In the Lonely Hour. Enjoy!
Movie Spotlight: “Victoria & Abdul” starring Dame Judi Dench and Ali Fazal. Adapted by Lee Hall (“Billy Elliot,” “War Horse”) from a book by Shrabani Basu, director Stephen Frears’ film dramatizes a heretofore little-known episode from Victoria’s later years, when she formed a platonic but intimate relationship with Abdul Karim, an Indian Muslim clerk whom she had employed as her personal servant.