Diabetes Management

Management

Managing Diabetes on Your Summer Vacation

Summer vacation doesn’t mean you get a break from your diabetes management. Even if you are off your routine and splurge a bit more, you can still find time for exercise and good blood sugar habits! Find out some of Rhodes’ top tips for managing diabetes during summer vacation in this video!

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Management

Mental Health and Diabetes

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. If you have diabetes, you are 2-3 times more likely to struggle with depression. We understand how challenging it is to manage this disease and why diabetics often do struggle with depression. Be on the lookout for any changes in how you’re feeling or how your friend or loved […]

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Preparing for Surgery or a Medical Procedure

If you are diabetic, going under the knife or even having a simple out-patient procedure requires more preparation than for non-diabetics. Why? If you will have anesthesia, you may have to fast or not drink water prior to surgery.  So, we recommend that you ask for an early appointment time. If you have to avoid […]

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Support Team

Thank You Mothers, Teachers, and Nurses

  Mother’s Day is almost here, and this week is also Teacher Appreciation Week and Nurses Week! We’d like to thank all the moms, teachers and nurses who make living a healthy life with diabetes possible. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all you do, day in and day out!

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Management

Managing Stress and Diabetes

April is National Stress Awareness Month. It’s so important to manage stress — even more so if you live with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Rhodes shares some of his tips for managing stress in this video. Check it out!

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Management

Off-Routine Spring Break Tips

Happy Spring! Routines are harder to keep when you don’t have control of them – you may be traveling or there’s a change in your normal schedule. We have some tips to keep in mind when your routine is different to take care of yourself and stay on track with your diabetes management. Check them […]

Posted by Alana
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How Many Carbs Should I Be Eating?

We hear this question all the time! Exactly how many carbohydrates should I eat for meals and snacks? The American Diabetes Association used to publish recommendations. But recently, they changed course, and have said that a carb goal needs to be set for each person individually by his or her health care team. We agree! There […]

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Management

Order Like a Rock Star

As a diabetic, do you order like a rock star when you are eating out for breakfast, lunch or dinner? In this video, Rhodes shares his top tips for when he eats out so he can feel his best and stay on track with his diet.

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Management

Goal Setting & Exercise

To get myself back on track, I have set a goal of running a 10k in mid-April. I have been training and will continue to work out four days a week and build my training regimen up until the race. This goal keeps me motivated and encourages me to exercise, too. What exercise goals have […]

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