Diabetes Management

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In Corona Times- Diabetics Need Extra Support

Physical separation NOT social isolation. Especially not for diabetics. We need our support system, now more than ever. Stay connected with friends and family to help keep you accountable, with diet and exercise. And, find a way to reach your doctor if you need help with your blood sugar management. You are not alone. Don’t […]

Posted by Rhodes
Management

Healthy Eating Habits for Working From Home

Many of us are working from home for the first time. We know from experience, that it can be tempting to snack more or overindulge when in the comfort of home (and PJs). So, we set some hard rules about food and work. From scheduling meals/snacks, to keeping food-free zones. These tips may be helpful […]

Posted by Rhodes
Support Team

Easter Basket Ideas for Diabetics

It’s always a little tricky to come up with practical, but fun, Easter basket ideas for a diabetic. This year, we need to start planning early to avoid any extra grocery store runs. How about lots of easy to grab, low-carb snacks? What are your ideas?

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Management

Social Distancing with Diabetes

These are tough times for everyone, and certainly for diabetics. How are we dealing with the changes to our routines, schedules, and eating habits? By making the best of it and staying prepared. Get your exercise in, keep your diet straight, and be prepared for illness with these 3 simple tips. What are your tips?

Posted by Alana
Management

Spring Travel Tips

Traveling for spring break or planning a trip for summer? Here’s how to be prepared for any situation, and ensure your diabetes management doesn’t also take a vacation. What are your tips for being prepared?

Posted by Alana
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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?

Posted by Alana
Management

Why You Should Make Every Day Count

It’s a leap year, which means we have an extra day to tackle diabetes. In this video, Rhodes shares the reason he works hard at his diabetes management EVERY day, and how he does it!

Posted by Alana
Tools

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!

Posted by Alana
Management

Is Sugar Really Addictive?

I’ve always been convinced that sugar is addictive. So, I decided to test the theory myself- by giving up all sugar for a week. The first few days was hard. My brain craved it. But after day three, I stopped thinking about sugar. And there was a definite upside to taking a break from sugar. […]

Posted by Alana
Management

Fasting When Diabetic

It seems that everywhere you turn, someone is hyping “intermittent fasting” diet plans. These suggest eating in 8-12 hour windows and then fasting for 12-16 hour windows. While some people may achieve weight loss or other positive health benefits with this type of plan, as diabetics, we suggest you be very careful before starting any new […]

Posted by Alana