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Rhodes’ Take-Aways on Pump Failure

A few weeks ago, we shared that Rhodes’ insulin pump died suddenly. Unfortunately, that caught us unprepared. Rhodes shares his lessons learned and how he’ll be better prepared with back-up options next time. How do you stay prepared?

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Diabetes Prediction and Prevention

Did you know that predicting and preventing onset of Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes may be possible? Here is the latest information from the ADA and JDRF that you and your family should know. From an online risk assessment test, to a blood draw, more information is literally at your finger tips. Are you […]

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Insulin Pump Fails- Are you Prepared?

When your diabetes equipment works as planned, diabetes management becomes easier. But when it fails, it’s not just annoying. It’s dangerous. Recently, Rhodes’ pump gave out. 20 minutes of blaring siren noise and a call to the manufacturer, he confirmed, it had died. Customer service was great, and we had a replacement coming in 48 […]

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Resources for COVID-19 Questions and Affordable Insulin

Fear and anxiety about Covid-19 is all around us. Add Diabetes to the mix, and there is even more reason for concern. So, we wanted to share resources about Diabetes and Covid-19, and places to go for affordable insulin. If you don’t see links below, click on this posts’ heading above. You are not alone. Answers […]

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Fast Food Favorites Made at Home

Trying to eat more meals at home? Or, want lower-carb alternatives to your favorite fast foods? Try these! Pizza, bbq, burgers, and more! You CAN make them at home. Delicious, even more nutritious, and fast. Here are our tips! Join the conversation.

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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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