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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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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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Management

Celebrating the 34th Anniversary of My Diabetes Diagnosis

This week, Rhodes is celebrating the 34th anniversary of his diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes – October 10, 1983. He shares a few things he has learned over the last three decades in this video. We have some additional lessons we have learned along the way that we would like to share with you:  Find […]

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Tips from a Dietician

Do you see a dietician to best manage your diabetes? A few years ago, we sat down with Amy Landing, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and Clinical Services Manager at Insulet Corporation, for her top five tips for diet and managing diabetes. Check out these valuable tips: Control your portion size and keep a food diary How […]

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Management

A Recipe for Diabetic-Friendly Indulgent Squash Casserole

Who doesn’t love a hot, cheesy Paula Dean casserole in the fall? If you are sticking to a low-carb, low-fat diet for good blood sugar control… does that mean bye-bye cheesy squash casserole? “NO WAY,” we say. It just means you have to make some adjustments. Lose some of the fat but not the flavor […]

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Management

Get Involved this Fall

There are so many annual walks and bide rides this season to raise awareness about diabetes and fundraise to find a cure. It’s time to get involved and support each other!

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Management

Managing Stress and Diabetes

Managing life is stressful, but managing diabetes and life is even more challenging. Our recommendations for managing stress aren’t unique to people with diabetes, but they are especially important for us. Here are three tips for managing stress with diabetes. Make time every day to exercise. Exercise is great for stress-relief and for keeping blood-sugar […]

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Management

A Refreshing Drink For You

Relax… the long holiday weekend is here!  Craving a cocktail (or two) but want to avoid the sugar and carbs? We love sparking water, like Pellegrino, Perrier or La Croix, with fresh fruit and herbs for flavor. Two of our favorites are mint from our garden and lemon wedges! You can also try basil, cucumbers, […]

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Getting Ready for the School Year

It’s Back to School time, which means that for parents of diabetic children, there are many questions and even more prep to be done. Take advantage of great online resources with tips and ideas offered by other parents, nurses, and even students. Check out these recommended resources: Back-to-School Tips from the American Diabetes Association Keep […]

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Management

Alana’s Favorite Sugar Swaps

What are Alana’s favorite no-sugar swaps? Swap your sodas (Diet, but especially regular sodas) for La Croix sparkling water. No sweeteners, no carbs, just delicious flavors. Drink one with every meal and eat less! Swap your after-dinner dessert or snack for flavored sugar free gum like Extra Dessert Delights in Apple Pie, Mint Chocolate Chip, […]

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