Diabetes Minute: May 2019

Management

Mental Health and Diabetes

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. If you have diabetes, you are 2-3 times more likely to struggle with depression. We understand how challenging it is to manage this disease and why diabetics often do struggle with depression. Be on the lookout for any changes in how you’re feeling or how your friend or loved […]

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New Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

“You Have Diabetes.” These three words will change your life. Perhaps you have diabetes in your family, perhaps you suspected it. Perhaps this diagnosis took you by surprise. In any case, hearing these words from your doctor can be overwhelming and intimidating, to say the least. And, like many others, after giving you the diagnoses and a […]

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Support Team

Spotlight on Women’s Health & Diabetes

It’s Women’s Health Week! Ladies, are you taking care of yourself? Find the time to exercise (shoot for two hours each week) and make your health a priority!

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Preparing for Surgery or a Medical Procedure

If you are diabetic, going under the knife or even having a simple out-patient procedure requires more preparation than for non-diabetics. Why? If you will have anesthesia, you may have to fast or not drink water prior to surgery.  So, we recommend that you ask for an early appointment time. If you have to avoid […]

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Support Team

A Love Letter to Moms with Diabetic Kids

Dear Mothers of Children with Diabetes, You are the most incredible women on the planet. We hope you know that. You support, encourage, worry, loose sleep, prepare food, check numbers, call nurses, drive to doctor’s appointment, and go above and beyond the call of duty every day (and night). We hear you, we see you, and […]

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Thank You Mothers, Teachers, and Nurses

  Mother’s Day is almost here, and this week is also Teacher Appreciation Week and Nurses Week! We’d like to thank all the moms, teachers and nurses who make living a healthy life with diabetes possible. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all you do, day in and day out!

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Support Team

Pre-Diabetes: What is it and what should you be doing?

According to the CDC, 1 in 3 Americans are pre-diabetic and a lot of those people don’t even know it. If you have received a pre-diabetes diagnosis, it’s not too late for you to prevent the onset of diabetes. Find out some tips in this video!  

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