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Today is World Diabetes Day

Dear Friends, Today, November 14th, is World Diabetes Day. This international event was started to raise global awareness of the Diabetes epidemic. Why? According to the International Diabetes Federation 1 in 2 people with Type 2 Diabetes don’t even know they have it! Please take the time¬†TODAY to talk to your friends and family about […]

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Spread Awareness and Join Us on Facebook Live

It is important that we talk about the challenges of diabetes management, especially in November which is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Connect with us tomorrow – Thursday, Nov. 7th, 2019 from 7-7:30 p.m. as we go Live on Facebook! We’ll answer your questions and discuss diabetes management and supporting each other. See you then!

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Don’t Wait for a Health Scare

Why do we wait for a health scare to focus on our health and keep our vices in check? Whether you struggle with smoking, drinking, sugar, lack of exercise, stress management- most of us have a struggle. Most of us also get a little complacent UNTIL we have a legitimate scare. Chest pains, sudden vision […]

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Halloween Tips for Grown Ups

It’s almost Halloween. Find out how to avoid over-indulging this holiday, but still enjoy a treat or two. What are your top Halloween tips to enjoy the holiday and still take care of yourself?

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Halloween Candy Alternatives for Diabetics

Halloween is almost here and we have some spooktacular non-candy, Halloween treat ideas for you! Don’t forget to keep your eyes out for those nutritional labels and low carb goodies! Have a fun and safe Halloween.

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Halloween Candy Carb Count

Have you ever stopped to compare the carbs in your favorite candy? Why ruin a good thing, you say? Well, perhaps, if you can make some educated choices on the front end, you or your child can avoid a blood sugar spike on Halloween night and in the days that follow. The Diabetes Forecast has […]

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Be a Part of the Bigger Cause!

This past weekend, Alana attended the JDRF One Walk in Richmond, VA to raise money for a cure to Type 1 Diabetes. Over $350,000 has been raised by 1,300 participants and 122 teams. As a diabetic or support team member, it’s really important to feel like you are a part of the bigger cause and […]

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Why we support diabetes organizations

We have participated in American Diabetes Association and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation events, walks, fundraisers, and galas for many years. Why? Because we want a cure for diabetes and these organizations are funding millions in research projects and clinical trials that wouldn’t otherwise be possible! Yes, both organizations fund programs to provide education and resources […]

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