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Cheers to the Dads!

We’d like to wish a very Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads, especially those that do a great job managing diabetes or helping others manage diabetes because we know that is no easy task. Enjoy your weekend… You deserve it!

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Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Children

Are you familiar with the symptoms of diabetes in kids? According to JDRF, there are a number of possible signs of the onset of diabetes in children. Find out more about these signs and symptoms in this video. Remember, if you have any concerns or fears, you should immediately call your doctor or your child’s pediatrician.

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Staying Hydrated During Memorial Day Weekend

Are you drinking enough water? When you stay hydrated, it makes managing your blood sugar and not getting over heated this summer a lot easier. Find out how much water you should be drinking and our tips in this video. Have a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend!

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Raising Awareness About Women’s Health

Ladies, we need to take care of ourselves! May 13-19, 2018 is the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Women’s Health Week. How can we improve our mental and physical health? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends: Scheduling a yearly Well-Women Check Up and getting preventative screenings Eating healthy Get moving and […]

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Thank you Moms and Nurses!

This week, Rhodes and I wanted to say thank you to our moms and to all the nurses who have been there for Rhodes since his diagnosis and with his management day to day. Happy Mother’s Day and Happy Nurses Appreciation Week! From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all that you do.

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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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How To Choose Yogurt

Have you noticed that the yogurt display at the grocery store is now enormous? Shelves upon shelves of choices, all touting “less sugar” or “lower fat” or “new flavors.” Speaking of flavors, with choices like blueberry pie and white chocolate raspberry, is yogurt a dessert or a snack? I love yogurt, and in fact I eat […]

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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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