Management

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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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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Management

Reflecting on the 35th Anniversary of my Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

35 years ago, on October 10, 1983, Rhodes was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. In this video, he reflects on three and a half decades of proactively and positively managing his T1D and how much his support system means to him. Here’s to many more years of living a full life with no limits!

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Support Team

Make Mental Health A Priority

October 10th is World Mental Health Day to raise awareness about mental health issues around the globe. Your mental health affects so many factors of your daily life and if you’re stressed or just not feeling yourself, it can be even harder to manage your diabetes. According to the CDC, people with diabetes are 2-3 times […]

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Management

Lunch Packing Tips and Tricks

School is back and you may be packing lunches more often, however this is something that our family does all year round. We think packing lunches is really important and a very helpful way to control your carb count and know exactly what you are getting. Find out our tips and tricks in this video! […]

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Newly Diagnosed? Now What?

If you or a loved one was recently diagnosed with Diabetes– take a breath. It will be okay. If you need some words of encouragement, watch Rhodes’ video about Hope for T1D Kids. Next, get busy. Here are our top 3 tips for managing a new diagnosis: If you don’t already have an endocrinologist you […]

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Support Team

Focusing on “Me Time”

Whether you are managing diabetes yourself or you are the support system for someone, it is really important that from time to time, you take time to center yourself and take a break. Show yourself some love and take time for you to recharge and do something you enjoy! You deserve it. How do you […]

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Support Team

The Truth About Diabetes Burnout and Rebellion

We participated in the JDRF Type One Nation Summit this past weekend. It was interesting to talk to parents and adult type 1’s and hear that everyone from kids, to teens, to adults experience diabetes burnout or go through a period of rebellion from responsible management. Maybe we expect it from tweens and teens, but adults […]

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