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Dental Health and Diabetes

We need to take good care of our teeth, people! The American Dental Association reports that 1 in 5 cases of tooth loss is connected to diabetes complications and gum disease. Visit your dentist regularly, and perhaps even more often than recommended.

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Kitchen Sink Cobb Salad

I love a good salad, especially a good cobb salad. For some reason, some folks feel like Cobbs are too complicated to make at home! I disagree. Save yourself the money, the time, and the added salt, and make a Kitchen Sink Cobb for dinner tonight. Here’s how: Grab all the veggies and protein you […]

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Management

Diabetic Eye Care

Rhodes visits his ophthalmologist once a year to check to see if he has any diabetic retinopathy, a disease of the eyes caused by long-term exposure to high blood sugar. Learn about the symptoms and how to best avoid it in this video!

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Management

Stress Management Tips that Actually Work

We’ve talked quite a bit about stress, Effects of Stress on Blood Sugar, and our tips for Managing Stress. Did you know April is National Stress Awareness Month? It’s gotten that bad folks. We are all stressed and we know it. We recently spent some time researching stress management tips online and found a lot of articles that […]

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Seasonal Allergies and Diabetes

Ever wonder if seasonal allergies have an effect on your diabetes management? We did, and it turns out it may be less about your allergy symptoms, and more about your allergy medications and treatments.

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Diabetic Foot Care Best Practices

Rhodes shares which socks and shoes he wears (and when) to best take care of his feet and avoid blisters and abrasions. What are your top foot care tips? Share them with us!

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Seeing A Podiatrist

Rhodes sees a podiatrist about once per year. He shares his foot care regimen and steps he takes in the event he has a blister or abrasion in this video. Do you have any foot care tips? Share them with us!

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Monitoring Your Feet

How are you caring for your feet? As a Type 1 Diabetic, Rhodes pays really close attention to his feet. Find out how in this video! Join the conversation at http://www.thediabetesuspportgroup.org.

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Spring Break Bound

Spring break with the kids sounds fun doesn’t it?! However, when you have a diabetic in your family, its not all fun and games. Spring break, like any travel, requires advance research and preparation. Our 5 tips for family travel are: Two months in advance, make sure you have all the medications, insulin, and diabetes supplies you will need […]

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Leaving Diabetes Management to Luck?

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We love a little good luck, now and again. But, when it comes to diabetes management, we don’t believe in luck. It’s all about preparation and determination. Don’t leave your health and well-being to chance, give it your best. How do you do that? Here’s 4 ways to take the luck […]

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