A Diabetes-Friendly Refrigerator

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A huge part of diabetes management resides in sticking to a healthy diet. That doesn’t mean you have to eat a “special” super restrictive diabetic diet, rich in miracle herbs and supplements and exhaustive in its list of don’ts. Instead, most doctors simply recommend people with diabetes enjoy the same well-balanced diet as everyone else.

That being said, we’re all busy, and sometimes healthy eating can seem so much harder than grabbing quick, on-the-go and not-so-healthy food. But you’ll find that a little bit of organization can go a long way in helping you save time when you’re preparing your meals. That way, you can use the time you do have making healthy, diabetes-friendly meals.

In the video below, Susan Weiner RD, CDE and Leslie Josel, professional organizer from T.V.’s Hoarders: Buried Alive, show us how to organize our refrigerators to make them diabetes friendly. Plus, they have some great tips for keeping your food fresh and healthy for as long as possible! They even have some suggestions for how to best store your insulin.

Take a look, and when your done let us know if you have have tips for organizing your refrigerator!

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L.D. and her eleven-year-old lab, Eleanor Rigby Fitzgerald, moved from Seattle to Grand Rapids earlier this year, and are currently enjoying exploring their new city! She likes books, music, movies, running, and being outdoors as much as possible.