Fit to Eat Tip – Mindful Meals

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet! Forget the take out food- typically high in fat and sodium! Instead, whip up a 2 egg omelet, fill with thawed frozen vegetables (like sliced peppers, onions, spinach and broccoli) and a […]

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!

Forget the take out food- typically high in fat and sodium! Instead, whip up a 2 egg omelet, fill with thawed frozen vegetables (like sliced peppers, onions, spinach and broccoli) and a light sprinkle of grated cheese. Serve with 100% whole wheat toast or pita bread. A perfect meal in under 15 minutes!

Get Your Move on Tip – Finding Time

TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Larry Verity has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit.
IF you don’t have time for physical activity, you will HAVE to find time for disease! The risks of not being physically active are well-known and the many diseases that regular exercise can help to either […]


TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Larry Verity has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit.

IF you don’t have time for physical activity, you will HAVE to find time for disease! The risks of not being physically active are well-known and the many diseases that regular exercise can help to either stave off, or manage, are remarkable!

Get Your Move on Tip – Plan for Success

TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Larry Verity has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit.
Have a plan – we don’t plan to fail, we just fail to plan! Diabetes is sometimes thought of as a scheduling disease – requiring medicine, monitoring, healthy eating, etc. Physical activity should be part […]


TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Larry Verity has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit.

Have a plan – we don’t plan to fail, we just fail to plan! Diabetes is sometimes thought of as a scheduling disease – requiring medicine, monitoring, healthy eating, etc. Physical activity should be part of that schedule. Put it on the calendar and reap the rewards.

Fit to Eat Tip – Simple Substitutions

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!
Substitute sliced crunchy vegetables for chips and serve with salsa for a nutrient-packed appetizer that&…

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!

Substitute sliced crunchy vegetables for chips and serve with salsa for a nutrient-packed appetizer that’s low in sodium and calories too!

TCOYD: Weight Management Premieres July 22nd

For people with diabetes, maintaining a healthy weight is crucial to ensure good health. But keeping weight under control is difficult, especially with so many weight management options to choose from. To help make sense of it all, host Dr. Steven Edelman welcomes Dr. Ken Fujioka, an expert at the forefront of obesity […]

For people with diabetes, maintaining a healthy weight is crucial to ensure good health. But keeping weight under control is difficult, especially with so many weight management options to choose from. To help make sense of it all, host Dr. Steven Edelman welcomes Dr. Ken Fujioka, an expert at the forefront of obesity therapies, to discuss the most successful weight loss techniques.

For the complete air schedule and to view this program online, click here.

Ken Fujioka, MD is director of the Nutrition and Metabolic Research Center and a member of the Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Scripps Clinic – Del Mar in San Diego, Calif. He is board certified in both internal medicine and clinical nutrition and has extensive experience in the treatment of weight management and nutritional disorders.

A native of southern California, Dr. Fujioka earned his medical degree from the University of Hawaii School of Medicine, in Honolulu, where he also completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine. His postgraduate training continued at the University of Southern California Medical Center, in Los Angeles, where he served a two-year fellowship in diabetes and clinical nutrition.

Dr. Fujioka has authored or co-authored more than 40 scientific papers and abstracts and he has completed more than 75 clinical trials in the field of obesity and other related diseases including diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertension. In 1997, he authored a comprehensive analysis of the appropriate treatment of the obese patient for the state of California, and he served as an expert witness for the Medical Board of California on the appropriate use of weight loss agents in the treatment of the obese patient. Dr. Fujioka also has addressed the Joint Steering Committee for Public Policy on Capitol Hill regarding obesity and nutritional supplements.

Currently he is a reviewer for The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Obesity Research, and Diabetes Care.