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World Diabetes Day Facebook Live

In honor of World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, Nov. 14th, we went live on Facebook to share our diabetes management tips, and provide support and encouragement, too. Some of the topics we discussed included: managing blood sugar during long/strenuous exercise, holiday meal tips, managing stress highs during the holiday season and more. Watch now!

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Did you know that over 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes? November is American Diabetes Month — please join us in spreading awareness and encouraging our friends and loved ones to live a full life with no limits!

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Halloween House Rules

Since we have a diabetic dad and two small kids who love sugar in our family, we set a couple of ground rules for Halloween. Check out our rules in this video. Enjoy and have a happy Halloween!

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What It Means To Be A Good Support System

Not bringing foods into the house that don’t fit into Rhodes’ low-carb diet, not being critical, being encouraging and positive… Alana shares what it means to her to be a good support system in this week’s Diabetes Minute.

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What is the ADA and JDRF?

In this week’s Diabetes Minute, Alana and Rhodes discuss the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, which focuses on finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes, and the American Diabetes Association, which focuses on Type 1 and Type 1 Diabetics and supports research, awareness, education, resources and advocacy.

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Upcoming Diabetes Events in Virginia

Fall is a busy time of the year – especially for events to raise awareness andĀ support finding a cure for diabetes. To make it easier for you – we’ve put together a list below of a number of the events going on in Virginia in the next month or two. Bring your whole support team […]

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Getting Ready for the School Year

It’s Back to School time, which means that for parents of diabetic children, there are many questions and even more prep to be done. Take advantage of great online resources with tips and ideas offered by other parents, nurses, and even students. Check out these recommended resources: Back-to-School Tips from the American Diabetes Association Keep […]

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Wrap Making 101

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 […]

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Tell Your Co-Workers About Your Diabetes

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.

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