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Setting Small Goals

How awe-inspiring has it been watching the Olympics? It’s just amazing how these athletes have absolutely pushed their bodies and their minds to the limits. Now is a great time to focus on setting small goals for ourselves that we can achieve! So, pick a goal this week and try to stick to it, then […]

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Sharing Diabetes in a Relationship

Valentine’s Day is here! It can be awkward sharing with someone that you have diabetes – especially someone you may just be starting to date romantically. Talk to the people that you are interested in and dating and tell them about being diabetic! You can tell them in a casual way so it’s not as […]

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Diabetes and the Flu

It feels like everyone is sick and unfortunately our family got hit hard, with Rhodes getting hit the hardest. His doctors confirmed that if you have diabetes, it really can be very dangerous for you to have the flu and serious illnesses. Stay safe, take care of yourself and go to the doctor as soon […]

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Sharing Your Numbers with a Family Member

Do you regularly share your numbers with a spouse or family member? My friend, Dawn, just started sharing her numbers with her husband and she discusses how it’s going so far, in this week’s Diabetes Minute.

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Our Pantry Must-Haves

When you or a family member has diabetes, it’s always important to be prepared! Alana shares some of her pantry must-have items, which include the ingredients for spaghetti squash with meat sauce and nuts, too. What are your must-have food essentials? Comment below.

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Diabetics

Rhodes and I exchange a stocking at Christmas time. Here are some of my ideas for stocking stuffers or small gifts for a loved one with diabetes. What are your favorite stocking stuffers? Share with us in the comments below. Happy Holidays!

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A Holiday Pep Talk For You

This holiday season, remember to enjoy time with your friends and friend, remember the reason for the season and stay focused on your health, on your diet, on your exercise, and on making sure your diabetes management is as good as it is all year. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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We’re Thankful For You!

Happy Thanksgiving. We’re so thankful for you! Thank you for being a part of Diabetes Support Group — we’re grateful for your involvement, encouragement and support.

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Chowhound’s Spinach Salad with Pecans and Sweet Potato

We’re always looking for new recipes to try! My trainer, Beth, told us about this easy recipe by Christine Gallary on Chowhound and after we gave it a shot for dinner one night, we knew we would want to share it with you all! It is a great use of sweet potato in low carb salad. We gave […]

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