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Holiday Snacking Tips

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the time of the year with the most snacks — there are snacks everywhere! This week, Rhodes shares his tips for snacking and counting carbs at holiday parties to best manage his diabetes. What are your tips for holiday eating and snacking? Share them with us.

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A Holiday Pep Talk For You

This holiday season, remember to enjoy time with your friends and friend, remember the reason for the season and stay focused on your health, on your diet, on your exercise, and on making sure your diabetes management is as good as it is all year. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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We’re Thankful For You!

Happy Thanksgiving. We’re so thankful for you! Thank you for being a part of Diabetes Support Group — we’re grateful for your involvement, encouragement and support.

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Did you know that over 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes? November is American Diabetes Month — please join us in spreading awareness and encouraging our friends and loved ones to live a full life with no limits!

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Halloween House Rules

Since we have a diabetic dad and two small kids who love sugar in our family, we set a couple of ground rules for Halloween. Check out our rules in this video. Enjoy and have a happy Halloween!

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Management

Getting Ready For A Football Game

As a diabetic, preparing for a football game means more than having your team colors ready to wear. Rhodes makes sure he’s prepared for the entire duration of the game and them some. He always wears a jacket or vest with lots of pockets for meters, sugar sources, and supplies. When asked about his gear, […]

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Management

Preparing for a Tailgate

Touchdown… fall is in full swing, which means lots of football! How do you prepare for a football tailgate as a diabetic? Rhodes shares his tips in this video — including not treating the tailgate as a meal. Do you have any tailgating tips or strategies? Share them with us! 

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Diabetic-Friendly Halloween Alternatives

Trick-or-treat! We look for non-candy, healthier options for Halloween that are still fun to give and receive. Our tip for coming up with creative alternatives, is talk to the neighborhood kids! Ask them what non-candy treats and snacks they like to take to school. We did, and we got some great ideas! What will you be handing […]

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