“November is National Diabetes awareness month. If you have diabetes, now is a great time to focus on taking care of yourself. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million American have diabetes; 1 out of 4 people with diabetes don’t even know they have it! Taking care of your diabetes, or “diabetes self-management,” can be a lot of work, and many people who have diabetes feel overwhelmed. It doesn’t help that you might be getting conflicting advice from friends, family, or the internet. Yes, it can be confusing, but don’t give up. While it’s true that there is no cure, you can still manage your diabetes and live a healthy life. You just need the tools and the knowledge. Here are some simple – but important – steps that you can take, starting now, to feel better, gain control, and lead a healthy life with diabetes!” Click below to continue reading – this is a GREAT article!
He did everything right, but Manny Hernandez’s blood sugar levels wouldn’t settle down. Then tests showed he had LADA, a type of diabetes he’d never heard of.
Maybe you’ve heard your running buddy raving that his sore is gone after treating it with lavender oil, or your neighbor bragging on Facebook that her whole family is feeling less stressed after introducing something called bergamot into her home. But when you search online, all of the information about essential oils like these can get confusing. What’s fact, and what’s fiction? You cannot cure your diabetes with essential oils, and you won’t be able to force your blood sugar higher or lower, but this alternative treatment may be able to help relieve some symptoms that are common in people with diabetes.
Every few months some miracle drug or other is rolled out with bells and confetti, but only once or twice in a generation does the real thing come along.
After living with type 1 diabetes for nearly 17 years there are still comments that take me by surprise, and not usually in a good way.
Using a journal can help you keep track of portions, calories, and carbs. But more importantly, it can help you keep track of exercise, your moods, and your blood sugar. Here’s how to use a journal to capture and change the way you think about managing diabetes. Click here to continue reading
Do you ever contemplate the burdens you carry around that may be keeping you stuck? I recently learned about an interesting exercise designed to help us take a symbolic but powerful step toward letting those burdens go. It’s called “Letting Go of Your Rock.” Click here to continue reading this great article!!!
These dogs are not meant as a cure, but as an aid to the management of Diabetes.
For all the speaking James Earl Jones does—and with one of the most iconic voices in
Hollywood history, talking is his livelihood—he spent years staying mum about his diabetes.
That’s all changing now.
We live in an era where diabetes support is literally at our fingertips. Explore our top 8 picks for diabetes online community.
No matter if you’re an early bird or not, getting up, dressed, and ready for the day can be difficult. Add in diabetes management, and the morning hours may be even more challenging. But don’t fear: These five tips and tricks will help you feel better about the day ahead and stay on top of your diabetes routine too.
Boyd Bush bravely faced the bulls—and his own health challenges
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Happy New Year! To help you get 2017 off to a great start, we’d like to share with you the popular Diabetic Connect! guide “21 Days to Better Diabetes Control.” It’s filled with tips, tools, and delicious diabetes-friendly recipes to help you form healthier habits in only three weeks. And it’s absolutely free!
The new American Diabetes Association Support Community is now live! Join the conversations. . If you’re looking for tips, tricks, stories and more from those who have “been there,” look no further.