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How to Keep Your Diabetic Healthy from Germs

Cold and flu season isn’t over yet. And now everyone is concerned with Coronavirus. We know illness and diabetes do not mix. So, to keep our diabetic healthy, we follow these three rules to keep our hands and our house clean! What are your tips to stay healthy?

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New Low Blood Sugar Emergency Treatment

You may have heard there is a new prescription medication available to treat low blood sugar emergencies. Here it is! The Baqsimi is a glucagon nasal spray that is smaller and easier to use than the traditional Glucagon Emergency Kit. Hooray for new options!

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Record Your Diabetes Data- One Week Challenge

Record your data “old school” in a paper journal for one week and it will change how you manage your diabetes! Whether you already track your blood sugars with an app or if you have never kept a health journal, we promise you can do this for one week. Write down everything you eat and […]

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Best Chicken Salad Ever

We love chicken salad. We love that it’s low-carb, can be low-fat, and still tastes a little naughty. Plus, you can eat it so many different ways! In a lettuce boat, as a wrap, on a salad! Yummy. Here’s Alana’s recipe. Try it tonight!

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Holiday Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Here are Alana’s ideas for stocking stuffers this holiday. Combine practical and fun items in your diabetics’ stocking! What are your stocking stuffer ideas?

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Today is World Diabetes Day

Dear Friends, Today, November 14th, is World Diabetes Day. This international event was started to raise global awareness of the Diabetes epidemic. Why? According to the International Diabetes Federation 1 in 2 people with Type 2 Diabetes don’t even know they have it! Please take the time TODAY to talk to your friends and family about […]

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Halloween Candy Carb Count

Have you ever stopped to compare the carbs in your favorite candy? Why ruin a good thing, you say? Well, perhaps, if you can make some educated choices on the front end, you or your child can avoid a blood sugar spike on Halloween night and in the days that follow. The Diabetes Forecast has […]

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Why we support diabetes organizations

We have participated in American Diabetes Association and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation events, walks, fundraisers, and galas for many years. Why? Because we want a cure for diabetes and these organizations are funding millions in research projects and clinical trials that wouldn’t otherwise be possible! Yes, both organizations fund programs to provide education and resources […]

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Finally! A glucagon alternative!

For years, we have wondered why on earth there is not a better product than glucagon for low blood sugar emergencies. If you are on insulin, then you have probably been prescribed a glucagon emergency kit. Because glucagon is not stable in liquid form, it had to be in tablet form, that required a non-diabetic […]

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6 Day Meal Planning Made Simple

Are you having trouble getting healthy, low carb meals on the table all week long? It’s not easy and it takes planning, preparation, and dedication. That’s why 3 billion pizzas are sold in the U.S. each year, and at least one of your neighbors will have a pizza delivered tonight. Not to take it all […]

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