Author: Alana

Management

Diabetes Statistics

This Diabetes Awareness Month, in addition to our management tips and insights, we would like to share statistics to raise awareness about diabetes that you can share with your friends, family and co-workers. According to the American Diabetes Association: 30.3 million Americans have diabetes (that’s 9.4% of the U.S. population). Of the 30.3 million that have […]

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Did you know that over 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes? November is American Diabetes Month — please join us in spreading awareness and encouraging our friends and loved ones to live a full life with no limits!

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Management

DIY Halloween Treats

Halloween is almost here! It’s not all about candy – we found these spooktacular treats that you can make for your children’s class at school, a Halloween party or your friends and family. On the plus side, these treats are festive and a bit healthier, too! Check out these tasty and creative recipes from the blog, Sweet and Simple […]

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Halloween House Rules

Since we have a diabetic dad and two small kids who love sugar in our family, we set a couple of ground rules for Halloween. Check out our rules in this video. Enjoy and have a happy Halloween!

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Being Prepared for an Emergency Situation

As much as we hate to admit it, we are hearing more and more about emergency situations– from natural disasters, to violence in public places, to car accidents and backups. It is always important to be prepared, but we think there are 3 situations when it is especially important to be OVER prepared. If: You […]

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Management

Getting Ready For A Football Game

As a diabetic, preparing for a football game means more than having your team colors ready to wear. Rhodes makes sure he’s prepared for the entire duration of the game and them some. He always wears a jacket or vest with lots of pockets for meters, sugar sources, and supplies. When asked about his gear, […]

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Management

Preparing for a Tailgate

Touchdown… fall is in full swing, which means lots of football! How do you prepare for a football tailgate as a diabetic? Rhodes shares his tips in this video — including not treating the tailgate as a meal. Do you have any tailgating tips or strategies? Share them with us! 

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Diabetic-Friendly Halloween Alternatives

Trick-or-treat! We look for non-candy, healthier options for Halloween that are still fun to give and receive. Our tip for coming up with creative alternatives, is talk to the neighborhood kids! Ask them what non-candy treats and snacks they like to take to school. We did, and we got some great ideas! What will you be handing […]

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Recipe Inspiration — Steak Salad

We eat a lot of salads! It doesn’t get boring because I change the protein, greens, toppings, and dressing to shake it up. I was recently inspired by this salad on the cover of the Diabetic Living magazine. It was super simple and delicious! The Chimichurri sauce that the recipe suggested didn’t appeal to me and Rhodes isn’t a big fan of […]

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