Management

Management

Bringing Down High Blood Sugar

Do you feel like you’re doing everything right with your diabetes management and still have high blood sugar from time to time? Alana has three tips and insights for you! If you are consistently having high blood sugar, please call your doctor!

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Management

Managing Diabetes on Your Summer Vacation

Summer vacation doesn’t mean you get a break from your diabetes management. Even if you are off your routine and splurge a bit more, you can still find time for exercise and good blood sugar habits! Find out some of Rhodes’ top tips for managing diabetes during summer vacation in this video!

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Management

Mental Health and Diabetes

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. If you have diabetes, you are 2-3 times more likely to struggle with depression. We understand how challenging it is to manage this disease and why diabetics often do struggle with depression. Be on the lookout for any changes in how you’re feeling or how your friend or loved […]

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Preparing for Surgery or a Medical Procedure

If you are diabetic, going under the knife or even having a simple out-patient procedure requires more preparation than for non-diabetics. Why? If you will have anesthesia, you may have to fast or not drink water prior to surgery.  So, we recommend that you ask for an early appointment time. If you have to avoid […]

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Support Team

A Love Letter to Moms with Diabetic Kids

Dear Mothers of Children with Diabetes, You are the most incredible women on the planet. We hope you know that. You support, encourage, worry, loose sleep, prepare food, check numbers, call nurses, drive to doctor’s appointment, and go above and beyond the call of duty every day (and night). We hear you, we see you, and […]

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Support Team

Thank You Mothers, Teachers, and Nurses

  Mother’s Day is almost here, and this week is also Teacher Appreciation Week and Nurses Week! We’d like to thank all the moms, teachers and nurses who make living a healthy life with diabetes possible. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all you do, day in and day out!

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Management

Managing Stress and Diabetes

April is National Stress Awareness Month. It’s so important to manage stress — even more so if you live with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Rhodes shares some of his tips for managing stress in this video. Check it out!

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Tools

How to Serve Starch Alternatives Like “Riced” Cauliflower

Have you seen rice-alternatives at the grocery store like “riced” cauliflower or broccoli? Looks tempting, we we’ve found that the texture and taste don’t exactly mimic rice or a similar starch like quinoa or couscous. However, the idea of cutting back your carb count by serving veggies in lieu of a starch is a good one. […]

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Management

Off-Routine Spring Break Tips

Happy Spring! Routines are harder to keep when you don’t have control of them – you may be traveling or there’s a change in your normal schedule. We have some tips to keep in mind when your routine is different to take care of yourself and stay on track with your diabetes management. Check them […]

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