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Taking Steps Toward New Diabetes Technology!

We have a challenge for you! With developments in technology and research, there are new opportunities for people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes to manage their diabetes each and every day. While it can be scary and intimidating to try new technology, there are tools available that may be easier for you! Learn […]

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Managing Diabetes During Spring Yard Work

Spring has sprung! How do you manage your diabetes and blood sugar dips when you’re outside working in the yard for hours at a time? Check out our top tips in this video!

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Making a Diabetic Friendly Easter Basket

https://youtu.be/MrfL5JCJ7bw It’s always a little tricky to come up with practical and fun Easter basket ideas for the diabetics in our lives. Here are some of our favorites! Hint: We follow the rule of three – something sweet, something practical and something funny. Hop to it, Happy Easter!

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Rhodes’ Diaversary

October 10th is the 37th anniversary of Rhodes’ diabetes diagnosis. We remember it every year, and celebrate all the advances that have made management of this disease much easier. This week, Rhodes reflects on his diabetes journey. Share your journey with us!  

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Why Nuts Are Perfect for Diabetics

  We enjoy nuts in our household. They are low in carbs, high in protein, and delicious. Here are our favorite 3 ways to enjoy nuts for a snack. How do you incorporate nuts into your diabetic diet?

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Low-Carb Drinks for the Summer Heat

Water, water and more water. Keeps you hydrated and helps with blood sugar management. But, what should you drink when you are so sick of water, that you could float? Here’s what we keep stocked in our “drink” fridge! Lots of variety and flavors to keep your thirst quenched, and your hands out of the […]

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How to Workout at Home

Daily exercise is an important part of Rhodes’ diabetes management. Since he may not be returning to the gym as soon as he had hoped, he’s come up with an alternative plan to exercise each morning. And, he’s not using all the fancy equipment he had at the gym. He’s making it work(out)! How are […]

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Breakfast Ideas to Satisfy

Why is breakfast the “most important meal of the day”? Because you can start your day with extra protein that satisfies and wards off hunger and cravings all day long. Especially for those of us working from home, where snacks are always available. Satisfy your hunger first thing, and get on the right track to […]

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Back to Basics: Carb Tracking with a Food Journal

Lately, our carb intake has gotten a little out of hand. Maybe those portions sizes are creeping up, maybe an extra snack (or two) are sneaking in. So, this week we’re going to see if we really are sticking to the doctor’s recommendation for target carb intake — for meals and snacks. We’re keeping food […]

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