Rhonda O'Brien MS RD CDE


Quick Tips: Smart Snacking When You Have Diabetes

Follow your body’s hunger and fullness signals. Smart snacking can help you keep your blood sugar levels stable, especially if you are taking medicine for diabetes. Try these tips: Enjoy eating the right portion. Try using a smaller plate, bowl, or glass while you slowly eat your snack. Make healthy choices. Eat a piece…

Giving an insulin injection into the arm

Clean Clean the area of skin where you will give the injection. If you use alcohol to clean the skin, let it dry. Remove the cap from the syringe. Pinch up Using your knee, push up the back of your arm to create a “pinched-up” area. Stick it Push the needle all the way into the pinched-up area. Relax Lower your knee…