By the Cup: Flax Meal Muffin

The recipe promised a yummy flax meal muffin in less than five minutes. Would the results be better than the chocolate cake I tried?

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The recipe promised a healthy flax meal muffin in less than five minutes. Could be a yummy breakfast treat. Would the results be better than the chocolate cake in a mug I tried?

I’m intrigued by the idea of “baking” a single serving in a coffee mug using the microwave. It seems so full of possibilities: quick, easy, no leftovers, yumminess.

This week I tried making a flax meal muffin using a recipe I found on the boards at TuDiabetes. The recipe is very simple. Continue reading “By the Cup: Flax Meal Muffin”

The Cost of Testing

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The New York Times ran an article last week on the high cost of diabetes—not for society, but for the individual.

Protecting Yourself From the Cost of Type 2 Diabetes [ http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/13/health/13patient.html ]
By WALECIA KONRAD
Published: November 12, 2010
Diabetes patients spend $6,000 on average a year on care, one reason only 25 percent of diabetics get the treatment they need.

Oh wow. A useful article about the financial burden of diabetes. Then I read further…
The article asks what steps can patients take to reduce the cost of diabetes? Continue reading “The Cost of Testing”