Simple Diabetic-Friendly Recipes

By Erin Knobler

It’s not always easy to follow a healthy meal plan day after day, but these tasty recipes should help. They are not only great for pre-diabetics and diabetics, but they are also simple to make!

Grilled Steak with Mushrooms (recipe serves 2)

Ingredients

  • 2 4-ounce filet steaks (1.5 inches thick)
  • 1 tablespoon trans-fat-free margarine
  • 1 pint mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 medium baked sweet potatoes
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat an indoor or outdoor grill on high. Spray grill rack with cooking spray.
  2. Lightly sprinkle steaks evenly with salt and pepper.
  3. Place steaks on grill with direct high-heat and sear on each side for 1-2 minutes per side. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 18-23 minutes or until done (according to your preference). Transfer steak to a plate and cover with foil; let…
Continue Reading

How to Plan Ahead for Medicare Open Enrollment

By rocky

Get Medicare Ready

The Open Enrollment period for Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) and prescription drug plans (Medicare Part D) runs from October 15th to December 7th every year. It’s during this time that you can make changes or disenroll from your existing plan, or enroll in a new plan. Any changes you make will go into effect on January 1st of the following year.

As this might be your only chance to…

Continue Reading

5 Things You Need to Know about Medicare

By Erin Knobler

There’s a lot to know when it comes to Medicare. Here are 5 basic things that every Medicare beneficiary should be aware of.

  1. Original Medicare may cost more than you think. Parts A and B don’t cover all of your hospital bills and medical expenses. It also doesn’t include prescription drug coverage—you have to buy that separately.
  2. Medicare Supplement helps cover costs that Original Medicare…
Continue Reading

Diabetes: 5 Things You Need to Know

By Erin Knobler

Diabetes is impacting more people than ever before. It’s estimated that over 420 million people suffer from the disease worldwide. With diabetes becoming so widespread, it’s more important than ever to know about the disease so that you can prevent it.

What is prediabetes?
Prediabetes means that your blood glucose (sugar) levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with…

Continue Reading