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Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes Awareness Month

Each November, Americans observe Diabetes Awareness Month and people around the globe honor World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14th. But anyone who lives with diabetes or cares for someone who does, knows that this is a 24/7/365 disease that doesn't go away once the month draws to a close.

Whether you have prediabetes, are newly diagnosed with type 1 or type 2, or have lived with diabetes for many years, we have information and inspiration to help you deal with the physical and emotional challenges of all facets of this disease. We've rounded up a selection of expert advice, treatment tips, personal stories, and delicious diabetes-friendly recipes below to help you on your journey.

We're also asking our community to join the diabetes conversation. This month, our bloggers and expert contributors are sharing their take on living with diabetes using the hashtag #HowDoYouDoDiabetes? Have a great tip, insight, or question you'd like to share about how you live your diabetes lifestyle? Tweet it to @DLdiabetes or visit our Facebook page to share. Don't forget to use the hashtag #HowDoYouDoDiabetes? when posting. You may see your name and idea featured on our website!
Extreme Blood Sugars & Managing Emotions
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Extreme Blood Sugars & Managing Emotions
They are quiet, often sneak up on you, cause tons of frustration, and can lead to low self-esteem, arguments, relationship and diabetes burnout.
Beating Prediabetes On a Budget
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Beating Prediabetes On a Budget
The results of your blood tests are in—your elevated blood sugar levels indicate a diagnosis of prediabetes.
Diabetic Skin Conditions
Diabetic Skin Conditions
Many newly diagnosed patients might not realize that skin conditions often come with having diabetes.
Tips for Managing Nighttime Hypoglycemia
Tips for Managing Nighttime Hypoglycemia
Many people with diabetes (both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes) experience hypoglycemia while sleeping.
Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
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Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
This protein- and veggie-packed soup is the perfect dish to have simmering on a crisp fall day.
Dealing with Diabetes at Work
Dealing With Diabetes At Work: Do You Know Your Rights? You Should
Talking to people at work about your diabetes may make you uncomfortable.
Blood Sugar Lows: Follow These Rules to Rebound Quickly
Blood Sugar Lows: Follow These Rules to Rebound Quickly
When hypoglycemia hits, you may find yourself panicking and reaching for anything you can get your hands on to bring your blood sugar back up to normal levels. This strategy can backfire though.
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies
Cookies and diabetes? Oh yes you can.
Insulin-Free for the First Time in 26 Years: Wendy Peacock's Amazing Story
Insulin-Free for the First Time in 26 Years: Wendy Peacock’s Amazing Story
Wendy Peacock, a Texas attorney and mom with severe type 1 diabetes, made medical history in August when she became the first recipient of a breakthrough islet cell transplant procedure...
How to Get More Accurate Blood Glucose Test Results
How to Get More Accurate Blood Glucose Test Results
For the most part, getting accurate blood glucose test results is simple.
BBQ Chicken
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BBQ Chicken
A mix of sweet and savory ingredients bring this BBQ chicken sauce to life.
Beating Prediabetes On a Budget
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It's Diabetes Awareness Month - #HowDoYouDoDiabetes?
In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, we wanted our DiabeticLifestyle.com community to join the diabetes conversation. So we asked our bloggers, expert contributors and readers to answer the question using the hasthtag #HowDoYouDoDiabetes?

 

Updated on: July 26, 2017
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