Rhonda O'Brien MS RD CDE


Mediterranean Diet

What is the Mediterranean diet? The Mediterranean diet is a way of eating rather than a formal diet plan. It features foods eaten in Greece, Spain, southern Italy and France, and other countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. The Mediterranean diet emphasizes eating foods like fish, fruits, vegetables, beans…

What Is A1c?

A1c is a test that shows the average level of blood sugar over the past 2 to 3 months. People who have diabetes usually have this test to see whether their blood sugar levels have been staying within a target range. This test is also used to diagnose diabetes. This test may not be appropriate for everyone because many…

Blood Sugar Testing Times Form

If you have diabetes, talk with your health professional (if you haven’t already) about how often you need to test your blood sugar level. Use this form to record the times that you should test and when to call your health professional for blood sugar problems. Post the completed form in a convenient place to remind…

Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar

Describes monitoring blood sugar levels in those with diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Links to info on type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.