Watch as Alana walks through the steps of making the perfect, easy, low-carb wrap for lunch! Change your cheese, meat, and condiments every couple of days to keep things interesting (or do veggies and hummus), but the basics of wrap making stays the same. Pack a wrap every day and know exactly how many carbs […]
Anxious about talking to friends or co-workers about your diabetes? If it means someone will be in a position to help you in a time of need (low or high blood sugar), it is worth having the conversation. In this video, Rhodes talks about how he will share his diabetes with his co-workers.
Worried that your type 1 child may never live a “normal” life? Rhodes shares his story– to reassure you that with good diabetes education and management, it is possible to live a full life with no limits!
Meet Rhodes and Alana, founders of the Diabetes Support Group. Rhodes was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 5, and has been insulin dependent for over 32 years. He has not let diabetes be an obstacle to living a full life with no limits. With daily discipline and commitment, Rhodes is living a healthy […]
There may be no question a person with diabetes hates more than “Should you be eating that?” It sounds critical, when you are probably just trying to be helpful. Alana gives some hints for asking the question at the right time in the right way.
Alana talks about her role as the support team captain in helping to manage her husband’s diabetes. It’s not an easy job, but she’s got to do it. Successful diabetes management takes a village, and especially one champion who will encourage and lead by example.
Telling the people around you that you are diabetic could be the difference between life and death. But even if you never need life-saving assistance from friends, family or co-workers, you do need support and encouragement. Alana recommends talking to people about your diabetes and how they can help at work, at the gym, and […]