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Review of dLife.com

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Connect with others for support online at dLife.com.

dLife.com is an excellent resource for information and support for people with diabetes and their caregivers or families. It features sections on diabetes information and management, healthy eating (including loads of recipes), expert columns, a blog, and new community section. Information is accurate and is provided by dietitians, nurses, certified diabetes educators, and physicians. Share your stories, struggles and successes with more than 51,000 members of all ages, with all types of diabetes. And membership is FREE! Better yet, you can connect 24/7. Our favorite parts:  

·       Diabetic recipes.  Try the recipe of the day, search, or browse by category or nutrient. There are hundreds of appetizing choices ranging from super simple to more complex to prepare. Traditional recipes are modified to fit healthy meal plans (lower in fat and sugar) while retaining the taste-factor. Nutrition analysis is done for you. You can even create your electronic recipe box by saving your favorite recipes.

·       Newsletters and T.V.  dLife Update and Foodstuff e-newsletters come to your email inbox while dLife Connect newsletter comes straight to your doorstep. dLife T.V. is a weekly television series, Sundays at 6 p.m. Central time on CNBC.

·       Diabetes Community. A source for support and sharing through support forum and groups. You can create your own profile, post your picture, and share your story. Some fun support groups include: welcoming committee, recipe tasters, and book club. 

·       Food Look-Up. This is an extensive nutrition database where you can search for grocery food items and some fast food meals. Provides complete nutrition facts. Link through the “Diabetic Recipes” section.

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