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New Year’s Resolutions for People with Diabetes

“When I was first asked to write a piece about resolutions for the New Year, I thought, “This will be easy.” But as I sat down to think about all the things I wish I could do this year, I was a bit overwhelmed.

The first piece of advice I can give you is this popular quote, which has become my mantra: “If you do what you have always done, you will get what you have always gotten.” In other words, change is essential to making life improvements. The good news is that you don’t need to change everything all at once; small changes make some of the biggest impacts. So, are you ready to change?”

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Take “Diabetes Awareness” to the Next Level

“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!

Take “Diabetes Awareness” to the Next Level

Diabetes and Essential Oils

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

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It’s Friday

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FREE Webinar: Foot Care & Diabetes

Tomorrow, Dec 8th @ 1 pm EST 

Vigilant foot care is critical when you have diabetes.

Knowing the proper way to care for your feet can help you avoid pain, open wounds, infections, and amputations.

Treat your feet and join us on Thursday, Dec 8th @ 1 pm EST when one of the country’s most noted experts on foot care will share his top tips!

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Going back to diabetes basics

The American Diabetes Association reports 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed every year.   Feel free to do the math. Almost 30 million Americans (both type 1 and type 2) currently have diabetes in the U.S.   Add the 86 million Americans with pre-diabetes and you can say a third of the population has a blood sugar problem.

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