Diabetes Minute: February 2020

Management

Why You Should Make Every Day Count

It’s a leap year, which means we have an extra day to tackle diabetes. In this video, Rhodes shares the reason he works hard at his diabetes management EVERY day, and how he does it!

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Tools

New Low Blood Sugar Emergency Treatment

You may have heard there is a new prescription medication available to treat low blood sugar emergencies. Here it is! The Baqsimi is a glucagon nasal spray that is smaller and easier to use than the traditional Glucagon Emergency Kit. Hooray for new options!

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Management

Is Sugar Really Addictive?

I’ve always been convinced that sugar is addictive. So, I decided to test the theory myself- by giving up all sugar for a week. The first few days was hard. My brain craved it. But after day three, I stopped thinking about sugar. And there was a definite upside to taking a break from sugar. […]

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Management

Fasting When Diabetic

It seems that everywhere you turn, someone is hyping “intermittent fasting” diet plans. These suggest eating in 8-12 hour windows and then fasting for 12-16 hour windows. While some people may achieve weight loss or other positive health benefits with this type of plan, as diabetics, we suggest you be very careful before starting any new […]

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