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A Message for Father’s Day and Men’s Health Month

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there! It’s not easy to manage your diabetes, or help support your loved ones in their diabetes management – so thank you for all you do, day in and day out. June is also Men’s Health Month so gentlemen, make sure you are taking care of yourselves. […]

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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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How to Talk to Your Children About Diabetes

Explaining diabetes and day-to-day management to a child, whether young or grown, can be challenging and even intimidating. As a first step, we recommend finding an age-appropriate book to answer basic questions and open the lines of communication.

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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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Spotlight on Women’s Health & Diabetes

It’s Women’s Health Week! Ladies, are you taking care of yourself? Find the time to exercise (shoot for two hours each week) and make your health a priority!

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Pre-Diabetes: What is it and what should you be doing?

According to the CDC, 1 in 3 Americans are pre-diabetic and a lot of those people don’t even know it. If you have received a pre-diabetes diagnosis, it’s not too late for you to prevent the onset of diabetes. Find out some tips in this video!  

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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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Spring Cleaning Diabetes Supplies

Spring is here which means it’s time for spring cleaning, including your home, your yard and your diabetes supplies! Put all of your supplies in one box to see what you have, what you might need and what to get rid of. Don’t forget to check expiration dates, too! Rhodes explains how he sorts and […]

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