Author: Alana

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Meal Planning Tips

The most wonderful time of the year also seems to be the busiest time of the year! So, we work extra hard to make sure healthy meals are on the table and we don’t end up with fast food or meal out at a restaurant. What’s the key? Preparation. We do as much prep work […]

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Support Team

Support Team Reminder for the Holiday Season

Calling all Diabetic Support Team Members! The holiday season is a great time to check in with the diabetic in your life and see how his or her diabetes management is going. If you’re diabetic yourself and someone doesn’t approach you for this, but you could use the support and help, please ask for it. […]

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Support Team

Happy Thanksgiving!

We have so much to be thankful for, but we’re most thankful for YOU. Thanks for being a part of our Diabetes Support Group. We wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with joy and many blessings, and not so many carbs!

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Management

Eating Tips to Keep Your Blood Sugar In Check

Meet Jennifer, our super inspirational friend who lives a full life with Type 1 Diabetes. In this video, she shares two eating tips that help her keep her blood sugar in check. Check it out!

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Holiday Meal? Use The Healthy Plate Model

I was reading this winter’s “Diabetic Living” magazine (I have a subscription), when I came across this awesome article and picture! It’s the healthy plate model. When I learned this technique about ten years ago, it changed how we eat at home, at restaurants, and during the holidays. We follow a low carb diet to help […]

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Management

Two Tips for Diabetes Awareness Month

In honor of Diabetes Month, we have a diabetes management tip and a support team tip for you to keep in mind this month! For more information on how to keep a health journal, watch this video.

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Low-Carb Breakfast Egg Muffins

A low-carb muffin, say what? Yes, its true. I love this recipe and make these often (especially when I know I am going to have a busy week). I make 6 egg muffins on Monday morning, or even Sunday night. I store them in an air-tight container in the fridge and then each morning, I just […]

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Important Stats for Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Did you know that according to the American Diabetes Association, 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year? Check out these important statistics about diabetes: Nearly 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes (Source: CDC) 1.25 million Americans are living with T1D, including about 200,000 youth (less than 20 years […]

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Spread the Word this Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Let’s raise awareness together about the importance and hard work it takes to manage the disease. There is an estimated over 30 million Americans with diabetes — that’s about 10% of the population — and about a quarter of those individuals, don’t even know they have diabetes. Talk about your […]

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