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 […]
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?
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?
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?
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!
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. […]
It seems that everywhere you turn, someone is hyping “intermittent fasting” diet plans. These suggest eating in 8-12 hour windows and then fasting for 12-16 hour windows. While some people may achieve weight loss or other positive health benefits with this type of plan, as diabetics, we suggest you be very careful before starting any new […]
Record your data “old school” in a paper journal for one week and it will change how you manage your diabetes! Whether you already track your blood sugars with an app or if you have never kept a health journal, we promise you can do this for one week. Write down everything you eat and […]
When it’s cold outside, we find it tempting to curl up with a yummy dessert. But, who wants to eat a healthy dinner, and then ruin your blood sugar with a carb-heavy dessert? Try these tips to satisfy your sweet tooth, without the added sugar! What is your go-to alternative?