Diabetes Management

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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 […]

Posted by Alana
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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Keto, Paleo, Atkins, Oh my!

We have all tried fad diets, and sometimes they work. But, our impression of any diet that restricts entire food groups is that it may work in the short run, but can be very hard to maintain. If you use medication or insulin to manage your diabetes, a sudden change in your diet can also […]

Posted by Alana
Support Team

Diabetes Management Tips When Sick & How to Stay Healthy

Everyone is sick! Rhodes’ blood sugar always spikes when he is battling something. Check out these tips for managing your diabetes when you’re sick, as well as our top tips for trying to stay healthy during this time of the year.  

Posted by Alana
Management

Give Yourself Some Love This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be a wonderful time of remembering and thanking those you love, but not everyone has a special valentine. If you are in the camp that is without a valentine this year, or if your significant other isn’t exactly a candy and roses kind of person, how about you treat yourself this Valentine’s […]

Posted by Alana
Management

Take Care of Your Heart

February is American Heart Month. Did you know that the number one leading factor in heart disease is being a diabetic? We have to remain extra careful, be proactive, eat a heart healthy diet and show our hearts some love!

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Management

How to Avoid Grazing and High Blood Sugar at Super Bowl Parties

You can really run into some trouble with your blood sugar, if you aren’t careful, especially at Super Bowl parties! In this video, Rhodes shares his top strategies for keeping his blood sugar in check so he can feel his best during the big game. Go team!

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Support Team

Dip This, Not That

Are you looking forward to enjoying some snacks during the Super Bowl this weekend? Who isn’t? If you are following a low-carb or low-fat diet, snack foods can be tricky — especially chips and dips. We prefer not to even bring chips into the house, because we have no restraint and will eat half a […]

Posted by Alana
Management

Three Diabetes Management Tips for Traveling

It is challenging to stay on top of your diabetes when you are away from home! When Rhodes is traveling for work, he plans and prepares so he can best manage his diabetes. Find out his top three tips in this video!

Posted by Alana