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Today is World Diabetes Day

Dear Friends, Today, November 14th, is World Diabetes Day. This international event was started to raise global awareness of the Diabetes epidemic. Why? According to the International Diabetes Federation 1 in 2 people with Type 2 Diabetes don’t even know they have it! Please take the time TODAY to talk to your friends and family about […]

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Support Team

Spread Awareness and Join Us on Facebook Live

It is important that we talk about the challenges of diabetes management, especially in November which is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Connect with us tomorrow – Thursday, Nov. 7th, 2019 from 7-7:30 p.m. as we go Live on Facebook! We’ll answer your questions and discuss diabetes management and supporting each other. See you then!

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Support Team

Don’t Wait for a Health Scare

Why do we wait for a health scare to focus on our health and keep our vices in check? Whether you struggle with smoking, drinking, sugar, lack of exercise, stress management- most of us have a struggle. Most of us also get a little complacent UNTIL we have a legitimate scare. Chest pains, sudden vision […]

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Management

Halloween Tips for Grown Ups

It’s almost Halloween. Find out how to avoid over-indulging this holiday, but still enjoy a treat or two. What are your top Halloween tips to enjoy the holiday and still take care of yourself?

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Management

Halloween Candy Alternatives for Diabetics

Halloween is almost here and we have some spooktacular non-candy, Halloween treat ideas for you! 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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Support Team

Be a Part of the Bigger Cause!

This past weekend, Alana attended the JDRF One Walk in Richmond, VA to raise money for a cure to Type 1 Diabetes. Over $350,000 has been raised by 1,300 participants and 122 teams. As a diabetic or support team member, it’s really important to feel like you are a part of the bigger cause and […]

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Management

Keeping Track of Blood Sugar Readings and Medications

How are you keeping track of your blood sugar readings, medications, exercise and more? In today’s day and age, technology is a huge help. Alana shares some tracking apps and tools in this video. Check it out!

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Diabetes Support System Tips

Are you the friend, family member or loved one of a diabetic? If so, you may be wondering how you can be more supportive of the diabetic in your life. Find out Alana’s top four tips in this video!

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