Author: Alana

Management

How to Diet When You’re Diabetic

Are you a diabetic looking to go on a diet or lose some weight? Rhodes shares his top, sustainable tips in this video! Remember, be sure to check your blood sugar more regularly and check with your doctor before starting any new diet or exercise plan. Good luck!

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Management

How to Snack with Diabetes

Don’t be afraid to snack! Focus on foods that are high in protein, low carb, low sugar and low fat (if possible). Find out a few of Alana’s favorite snacking tips, tricks and ideas in this video!

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Support Team

Upcoming Events in Fall 2019

Don’t miss these JDRF and American Diabetes Association events in Virginia this Fall! September 22: JDRF One Walk in Roanoke, VA September 21: American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk in Washington, DC September 22: JDRF Back to School with T1D in Leesburg, VA September 28: JDRF One Walk in Front Royal, VA October 6: JDRF One Walk in Richmond, […]

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Management

Handling Back-To-School Stress and Managing Diabetes

It’s that time of year where summer is over and everyone is back to work and back to school, which can bring lots of stress! Rhodes shares his top tips for creating a routine to manage your diabetes this fall, in this video.

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6 Day Meal Planning Made Simple

Are you having trouble getting healthy, low carb meals on the table all week long? It’s not easy and it takes planning, preparation, and dedication. That’s why 3 billion pizzas are sold in the U.S. each year, and at least one of your neighbors will have a pizza delivered tonight. Not to take it all […]

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Management

Dealing with Unexpected Blood Sugar Spikes

Unexpected blood sugar spikes happen to all of us! When it does happen, look back and assess what led to your blood sugar spike, so you can try to avoid it in the future. If you can’t explain it, don’t beat yourself up about it, instead – try to figure out how to get your blood […]

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Should You Worry about Anxiety and Depression?

Why do diabetes and mental health issues go hand in hand? Let’s see, a life threatening, chronic auto-immune disorder that carries the risk of serious complications, and causes you to feel lethargic, foggy, intensely thirsty, tired, causes stomach pain, nerve pain, and headaches. And, to avoid these symptoms, you must be extremely diligent with everything you eat […]

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Management

Why You Should Be Making Exercise A Priority

Make 30 minutes of physical activity each day a priority. Your body needs it and you will feel better both physically and mentally, too. Get your heart pumping and your body moving from walking to running to swimming to biking to going to the gym and so on. Get started today. You can do it!

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Diabetes is hard, but you can do it

It is hard to practically manage diabetes, day in and day out. It requires hard work, diligence, and persistence, and we know it is not easy, but we know you can do it. Make managing your diabetes your top priority so that you can live a long, full, happy life with no limits. Let’s do […]

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