Diabetes Minute: October 2019

Management

Halloween Tips for Grown Ups

It’s almost Halloween. Find out how to avoid over-indulging this holiday, but still enjoy a treat or two. What are your top Halloween tips to enjoy the holiday and still take care of yourself?

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Management

Halloween Candy Alternatives for Diabetics

Halloween is almost here and we have some spooktacular non-candy, Halloween treat ideas for you! Don’t forget to keep your eyes out for those nutritional labels and low carb goodies! Have a fun and safe Halloween.

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Tools

Halloween Candy Carb Count

Have you ever stopped to compare the carbs in your favorite candy? Why ruin a good thing, you say? Well, perhaps, if you can make some educated choices on the front end, you or your child can avoid a blood sugar spike on Halloween night and in the days that follow. The Diabetes Forecast has […]

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Support Team

Be a Part of the Bigger Cause!

This past weekend, Alana attended the JDRF One Walk in Richmond, VA to raise money for a cure to Type 1 Diabetes. Over $350,000 has been raised by 1,300 participants and 122 teams. As a diabetic or support team member, it’s really important to feel like you are a part of the bigger cause and […]

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Tools

Why we support diabetes organizations

We have participated in American Diabetes Association and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation events, walks, fundraisers, and galas for many years. Why? Because we want a cure for diabetes and these organizations are funding millions in research projects and clinical trials that wouldn’t otherwise be possible! Yes, both organizations fund programs to provide education and resources […]

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Management

Keeping Track of Blood Sugar Readings and Medications

How are you keeping track of your blood sugar readings, medications, exercise and more? In today’s day and age, technology is a huge help. Alana shares some tracking apps and tools in this video. Check it out!

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Tools

Finally! A glucagon alternative!

For years, we have wondered why on earth there is not a better product than glucagon for low blood sugar emergencies. If you are on insulin, then you have probably been prescribed a glucagon emergency kit. Because glucagon is not stable in liquid form, it had to be in tablet form, that required a non-diabetic […]

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