Diabetes Minute: April 2018

Management

Diabetic Eye Care

Rhodes visits his ophthalmologist once a year to check to see if he has any diabetic retinopathy, a disease of the eyes caused by long-term exposure to high blood sugar. Learn about the symptoms and how to best avoid it in this video!

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Support Team

How To Choose Yogurt

Have you noticed that the yogurt display at the grocery store is now enormous? Shelves upon shelves of choices, all touting “less sugar” or “lower fat” or “new flavors.” Speaking of flavors, with choices like blueberry pie and white chocolate raspberry, is yogurt a dessert or a snack? I love yogurt, and in fact I eat […]

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Management

Stress Management Tips that Actually Work

We’ve talked quite a bit about stress, Effects of Stress on Blood Sugar, and our tips for Managing Stress. Did you know April is National Stress Awareness Month? It’s gotten that bad folks. We are all stressed and we know it. We recently spent some time researching stress management tips online and found a lot of articles that […]

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Management

Seasonal Allergies and Diabetes

Ever wonder if seasonal allergies have an effect on your diabetes management? We did, and it turns out it may be less about your allergy symptoms, and more about your allergy medications and treatments.

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Tools

Using Apps to Manage Diabetes

Are you tech-savvy and using apps to help manage your diabetes? Healthline’s Top Diabetes Apps of 2017 features 10 of the leading apps, but we would love to hear from you! Do you use any of these apps? If so, please share your feedback in our comments. The “mySugr: Diabetes logbook” review says it can produce a excel spreadsheet […]

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Management

Diabetic Foot Care Best Practices

Rhodes shares which socks and shoes he wears (and when) to best take care of his feet and avoid blisters and abrasions. What are your top foot care tips? Share them with us!

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Management

Seeing A Podiatrist

Rhodes sees a podiatrist about once per year. He shares his foot care regimen and steps he takes in the event he has a blister or abrasion in this video. Do you have any foot care tips? Share them with us!

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Support Team

Pasta Lovers Tips and Recipe

We love pasta, but we hate what it does it Rhodes’ blood sugar. Unless he’s getting ready to run a 10K, we avoid a pasta-heavy meal. So what do we do? We have 3 tips to made your pasta dish a little lighter on the carbs: Make your noodles count. Try to avoid regular old […]

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