Author: Alana

Support Team

Happy Thanksgiving!

We have so much to be thankful for, but we’re most thankful for YOU. Thanks for being a part of our Diabetes Support Group. We wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with joy and many blessings, and not so many carbs!

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Management

Eating Tips to Keep Your Blood Sugar In Check

Meet Jennifer, our super inspirational friend who lives a full life with Type 1 Diabetes. In this video, she shares two eating tips that help her keep her blood sugar in check. Check it out!

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Tools

Holiday Meal? Use The Healthy Plate Model

I was reading this winter’s “Diabetic Living” magazine (I have a subscription), when I came across this awesome article and picture! It’s the healthy plate model. When I learned this technique about ten years ago, it changed how we eat at home, at restaurants, and during the holidays. We follow a low carb diet to help […]

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Management

Two Tips for Diabetes Awareness Month

In honor of Diabetes Month, we have a diabetes management tip and a support team tip for you to keep in mind this month! For more information on how to keep a health journal, watch this video.

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Tools

Low-Carb Breakfast Egg Muffins

A low-carb muffin, say what? Yes, its true. I love this recipe and make these often (especially when I know I am going to have a busy week). I make 6 egg muffins on Monday morning, or even Sunday night. I store them in an air-tight container in the fridge and then each morning, I just […]

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Tools

Important Stats for Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Did you know that according to the American Diabetes Association, 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year? Check out these important statistics about diabetes: Nearly 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes (Source: CDC) 1.25 million Americans are living with T1D, including about 200,000 youth (less than 20 years […]

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Support Team

Spread the Word this Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Let’s raise awareness together about the importance and hard work it takes to manage the disease. There is an estimated over 30 million Americans with diabetes — that’s about 10% of the population — and about a quarter of those individuals, don’t even know they have diabetes. Talk about your […]

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Support Team

Living A Full Life With No Limits: Scott Verplank

Rhodes was thrilled to meet Type 1 Diabetic and Professional Golfer Scott Verplank at the PGA Dominion Energy Charity Classic in Richmond, VA. In this video, Scott shares how he lives a full life with no limits. Keep on reaching for the stars!

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Tools

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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Support Team

Fun, Non-Candy Halloween Treats

Halloween is almost here! We have some non-candy, Halloween treat ideas for you for kids with diabetes and food allergies that will be trick-or-treating in your neighborhood. 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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