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Seasonal Allergies and Diabetes

Ever wonder if seasonal allergies have an effect on your diabetes management? We did, and it turns out it may be less about your allergy symptoms, and more about your allergy medications and treatments.

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Seeing A Podiatrist

Rhodes sees a podiatrist about once per year. He shares his foot care regimen and steps he takes in the event he has a blister or abrasion in this video. Do you have any foot care tips? Share them with us!

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Monitoring Your Feet

How are you caring for your feet? As a Type 1 Diabetic, Rhodes pays really close attention to his feet. Find out how in this video! Join the conversation at http://www.thediabetesuspportgroup.org.

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National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. This month, take the time to really focus on your healthy eating, focus on your portion control and watch what you’re drinking. We can do it! Share your tips with us in the comments below.

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Setting Small Goals

How awe-inspiring has it been watching the Olympics? It’s just amazing how these athletes have absolutely pushed their bodies and their minds to the limits. Now is a great time to focus on setting small goals for ourselves that we can achieve! So, pick a goal this week and try to stick to it, then […]

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Sharing Diabetes in a Relationship

Valentine’s Day is here! It can be awkward sharing with someone that you have diabetes – especially someone you may just be starting to date romantically. Talk to the people that you are interested in and dating and tell them about being diabetic! You can tell them in a casual way so it’s not as […]

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Cold Weather and Diabetes

Brrrrrrr! It’s cold out there. Have you noticed that the winter weather can affect the management of your diabetes? Rhodes shares some tips for when the weather is chilly or you’re participating in winter activities in this week’s Diabetes Minute. Do you have any cold weather tips? Share them in the comments below!

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Diabetes and the Flu

It feels like everyone is sick and unfortunately our family got hit hard, with Rhodes getting hit the hardest. His doctors confirmed that if you have diabetes, it really can be very dangerous for you to have the flu and serious illnesses. Stay safe, take care of yourself and go to the doctor as soon […]

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Sharing Your Numbers with a Family Member

Do you regularly share your numbers with a spouse or family member? My friend, Dawn, just started sharing her numbers with her husband and she discusses how it’s going so far, in this week’s Diabetes Minute.

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Our Pantry Must-Haves

When you or a family member has diabetes, it’s always important to be prepared! Alana shares some of her pantry must-have items, which include the ingredients for spaghetti squash with meat sauce and nuts, too. What are your must-have food essentials? Comment below.

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