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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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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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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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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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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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Management

Fall into Healthy Living

This week marks the beginning of autumn, which means the leaves will be changing before we know it and the weather may finally be getting cooler! Now is also a great time to evaluate how healthy your lifestyle is, especially as we are approaching the end of the year. We have some questions to ask […]

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Upcoming Events in Fall 2019

Don’t miss these JDRF and American Diabetes Association events in Virginia this Fall! September 22: JDRF One Walk in Roanoke, VA September 21: American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk in Washington, DC September 22: JDRF Back to School with T1D in Leesburg, VA September 28: JDRF One Walk in Front Royal, VA October 6: JDRF One Walk in Richmond, […]

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Should You Worry about Anxiety and Depression?

Why do diabetes and mental health issues go hand in hand? Let’s see, a life threatening, chronic auto-immune disorder that carries the risk of serious complications, and causes you to feel lethargic, foggy, intensely thirsty, tired, causes stomach pain, nerve pain, and headaches. And, to avoid these symptoms, you must be extremely diligent with everything you eat […]

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