Author: Alana

Tools

Taking Steps Toward New Diabetes Technology!

We have a challenge for you! With developments in technology and research, there are new opportunities for people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes to manage their diabetes each and every day. While it can be scary and intimidating to try new technology, there are tools available that may be easier for you! Learn […]

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Management

Managing Diabetes During Spring Yard Work

Spring has sprung! How do you manage your diabetes and blood sugar dips when you’re outside working in the yard for hours at a time? Check out our top tips in this video!

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Management

Making a Diabetic Friendly Easter Basket

https://youtu.be/MrfL5JCJ7bw It’s always a little tricky to come up with practical and fun Easter basket ideas for the diabetics in our lives. Here are some of our favorites! Hint: We follow the rule of three – something sweet, something practical and something funny. Hop to it, Happy Easter!

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Support Team

Participate in a Virtual Diabetes Walk this Fall

Rhodes and I have been active walkers, volunteers, and fundraisers in diabetes walks for over a decade. We love the encouragement that comes with being a part of the greater good. We love knowing that these walks are raising funds to cure and treat diabetes. And, we love being motivated to exercise. If you are […]

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Management

Social Distancing with Diabetes

These are tough times for everyone, and certainly for diabetics. How are we dealing with the changes to our routines, schedules, and eating habits? By making the best of it and staying prepared. Get your exercise in, keep your diet straight, and be prepared for illness with these 3 simple tips. What are your tips?

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Spring Travel Tips

Traveling for spring break or planning a trip for summer? Here’s how to be prepared for any situation, and ensure your diabetes management doesn’t also take a vacation. What are your tips for being prepared?

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How to Keep Your Diabetic Healthy from Germs

Cold and flu season isn’t over yet. And now everyone is concerned with Coronavirus. We know illness and diabetes do not mix. So, to keep our diabetic healthy, we follow these three rules to keep our hands and our house clean! What are your tips to stay healthy?

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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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