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Two Tips for Diabetes Awareness Month

In honor of Diabetes Month, we have a diabetes management tip and a support team tip for you to keep in mind this month! For more information on how to keep a health journal, watch this video.

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Spread the Word this Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Let’s raise awareness together about the importance and hard work it takes to manage the disease. There is an estimated over 30 million Americans with diabetes — that’s about 10% of the population — and about a quarter of those individuals, don’t even know they have diabetes. Talk about your […]

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Living A Full Life With No Limits: Scott Verplank

Rhodes was thrilled to meet Type 1 Diabetic and Professional Golfer Scott Verplank at the PGA Dominion Energy Charity Classic in Richmond, VA. In this video, Scott shares how he lives a full life with no limits. Keep on reaching for the stars!

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Fun, Non-Candy Halloween Treats

Halloween is almost here! We have some non-candy, Halloween treat ideas for you for kids with diabetes and food allergies that will be trick-or-treating in your neighborhood. Don’t forget to keep your eyes out for those nutritional labels and low carb goodies! Have a fun and safe Halloween.

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Reflecting on the 35th Anniversary of my Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

35 years ago, on October 10, 1983, Rhodes was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. In this video, he reflects on three and a half decades of proactively and positively managing his T1D and how much his support system means to him. Here’s to many more years of living a full life with no limits!

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Checkups Are Important!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and an important reminder that we all need to take care of our whole, overall health all the time, in addition to our regular diabetes management. Make sure you’re scheduling those imperative checkups and screenings with your GP and specialists to stay healthy and take care of YOU!

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Management

Lunch Packing Tips and Tricks

School is back and you may be packing lunches more often, however this is something that our family does all year round. We think packing lunches is really important and a very helpful way to control your carb count and know exactly what you are getting. Find out our tips and tricks in this video! […]

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Focusing on “Me Time”

Whether you are managing diabetes yourself or you are the support system for someone, it is really important that from time to time, you take time to center yourself and take a break. Show yourself some love and take time for you to recharge and do something you enjoy! You deserve it. How do you […]

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Diabetes and Hurricane Preparedness

As we are getting ready for the arrival of Hurricane Florence, we have some tips for you in managing your blood sugar, making sure you have enough supplies, and managing your diet and exercise when there is a severe weather event coming. Stay safe!

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Get Involved in the Diabetes Community this Fall

September is here, which means there are a bunch of upcoming Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and American Diabetes Association events this season. It’s a great time to feel supported and support those with diabetes, fundraise and get involved. We can’t wait! Which events will you be participating in? Share with us in the comments below.

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