Author: Alana

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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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Support Team

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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Management

Keeping Track of Blood Sugar Readings and Medications

How are you keeping track of your blood sugar readings, medications, exercise and more? In today’s day and age, technology is a huge help. Alana shares some tracking apps and tools in this video. Check it out!

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Finally! A glucagon alternative!

For years, we have wondered why on earth there is not a better product than glucagon for low blood sugar emergencies. If you are on insulin, then you have probably been prescribed a glucagon emergency kit. Because glucagon is not stable in liquid form, it had to be in tablet form, that required a non-diabetic […]

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Support Team

Diabetes Support System Tips

Are you the friend, family member or loved one of a diabetic? If so, you may be wondering how you can be more supportive of the diabetic in your life. Find out Alana’s top four tips in this video!

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Management

Fall into Healthy Living

This week marks the beginning of autumn, which means the leaves will be changing before we know it and the weather may finally be getting cooler! Now is also a great time to evaluate how healthy your lifestyle is, especially as we are approaching the end of the year. We have some questions to ask […]

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Management

How to Diet When You’re Diabetic

Are you a diabetic looking to go on a diet or lose some weight? Rhodes shares his top, sustainable tips in this video! Remember, be sure to check your blood sugar more regularly and check with your doctor before starting any new diet or exercise plan. Good luck!

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Management

How to Snack with Diabetes

Don’t be afraid to snack! Focus on foods that are high in protein, low carb, low sugar and low fat (if possible). Find out a few of Alana’s favorite snacking tips, tricks and ideas in this video!

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