Diabetes Minute: May 2020

Management

How to Workout at Home

Daily exercise is an important part of Rhodes’ diabetes management. Since he may not be returning to the gym as soon as he had hoped, he’s come up with an alternative plan to exercise each morning. And, he’s not using all the fancy equipment he had at the gym. He’s making it work(out)! How are […]

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Management

Breakfast Ideas to Satisfy

Why is breakfast the “most important meal of the day”? Because you can start your day with extra protein that satisfies and wards off hunger and cravings all day long. Especially for those of us working from home, where snacks are always available. Satisfy your hunger first thing, and get on the right track to […]

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Support Team

Take Charge of Your Mental Health (and a little song)

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Could it have come at a better time? Managing diabetes can be stressful and anxiety-producing in “normal” times, but with social distancing and the threat of COVID, diabetics are even more at risk for depression. Please¬†assess your mental health, and seek help. Find joy, just a little, every day. […]

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Management

Back to Basics: Carb Tracking with a Food Journal

Lately, our carb intake has gotten a little out of hand. Maybe those portions sizes are creeping up, maybe an extra snack (or two) are sneaking in. So, this week we’re going to see if we really are sticking to the doctor’s recommendation for target carb intake — for meals and snacks. We’re keeping food […]

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