Diabetes Burnout? 6 Tips to Get You Back on Track!

Good diabetes management requires constant attention. What you eat, the amount of physical activity you do, your level of stress, and also your sleeping habits are all variables that can affect your blood sugar levels. As days turn to weeks,…

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Changing Lives: Honored to Be a Diabetes Educator

Do you want to change your life for the better in 2015? I’m not a fan of “New Year’s Resolutions,” which usually last less than a week. Have you ever vowed to exercise more and joined a gym only to…

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5 Ways to Fit Exercise Into Your Schedule if You Have Diabetes!

You’ve probably heard it a million times… “exercise is good for you”. In fact, your doctor or diabetes educator might have told you about the perks of regular physical activity: Exercise can help you lose weight, reduce your stress and…

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DiabetesSisters, My New Passion!

At the AADE conference this past August, I had the honor of meeting Brandy Barnes, MSW, the Founder and Executive Director of DiabetesSisters.org. Brandy (who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1990) developed this organization to help improve the…

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Dining Out With Diabetes

You CAN eat out if you have diabetes. Planning ahead and controlling your carbohydrate intake, will allow you to properly manage your blood sugars and enjoy a delightful restaurant meal. Essentials: You are your own advocate so speak up when dining out to accommodate…

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