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Pasta Lovers Tips and Recipe

We love pasta, but we hate what it does it Rhodes’ blood sugar. Unless he’s getting ready to run a 10K, we avoid a pasta-heavy meal. So what do we do? We have 3 tips to made your pasta dish a little lighter on the carbs: Make your noodles count. Try to avoid regular old […]

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Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is common in folks who suffer from diabetes and the symptoms can include tingling and numbness in any of your extremities, including your feet. It’s serious and important that if you are experiencing this, you immediately make an appointment with your doctor. Share your experience and join the conversation at www.thediabetessupportgroup.org.

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Nutrition Tips and Swaps

You are what you eat is a common saying we hear time and time again. This National Nutrition Month, really focus on your portions and the foods that you’re putting into your body for your overall health. The American Diabetes Association recommends these Diabetes Superfoods: Eating fish high in Omega-3 Fatty Acids twice a week […]

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National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. This month, take the time to really focus on your healthy eating, focus on your portion control and watch what you’re drinking. We can do it! Share your tips with us in the comments below.

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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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