Support Team

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Support Team Reminder for the Holiday Season

Calling all Diabetic Support Team Members! The holiday season is a great time to check in with the diabetic in your life and see how his or her diabetes management is going. If you’re diabetic yourself and someone doesn’t approach you for this, but you could use the support and help, please ask for it. […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We have so much to be thankful for, but we’re most thankful for YOU. Thanks for being a part of our Diabetes Support Group. We wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with joy and many blessings, and not so many carbs!

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Spread the Word this Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Let’s raise awareness together about the importance and hard work it takes to manage the disease. There is an estimated over 30 million Americans with diabetes — that’s about 10% of the population — and about a quarter of those individuals, don’t even know they have diabetes. Talk about your […]

Posted by Alana
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Living A Full Life With No Limits: Scott Verplank

Rhodes was thrilled to meet Type 1 Diabetic and Professional Golfer Scott Verplank at the PGA Dominion Energy Charity Classic in Richmond, VA. In this video, Scott shares how he lives a full life with no limits. Keep on reaching for the stars!

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Fun, Non-Candy Halloween Treats

Halloween is almost here! We have some non-candy, Halloween treat ideas for you for kids with diabetes and food allergies that will be trick-or-treating in your neighborhood. Don’t forget to keep your eyes out for those nutritional labels and low carb goodies! Have a fun and safe Halloween.

Posted by Alana
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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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Checkups Are Important!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and an important reminder that we all need to take care of our whole, overall health all the time, in addition to our regular diabetes management. Make sure you’re scheduling those imperative checkups and screenings with your GP and specialists to stay healthy and take care of YOU!

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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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Fall into Healthy Living

This weekend marks the beginning of autumn, which means the leaves will be changing before we know it and the weather may finally be getting cooler! Now is also a great time to evaluate how healthy your lifestyle is, especially as we are approaching the end of the year. We have some questions to ask […]

Posted by Alana
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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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