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Go Ahead, Call Me Diabetic

Go Ahead, Call Me Diabetic

I've been living with type 1 diabetes for decades and the term diabetic doesn't offend me. But there's another word I do find really offensive.
July 10, 2019
A writer living with type 1 diabetes admits the term "diabetic" doesn't offend her but explains a term that does.
The Best Cold and Flu Medicines to Take if You Have Diabetes: A Pharmacist Explains

The Best Cold and Flu Medicines to Take if You Have Diabetes: A Pharmacist Explains

Ah choo! 'Tis the season for sickness. If you have diabetes it's important to be aware of the ingredients in over-the-counter medications that could impact your blood sugar. Here, a pharmacist recommends good choices for you.
February 27, 2019
If you have diabetes it's important to be aware of the ingredients in over-the-counter medications that can impact your blood sugar. Here, a pharmacist recommends good choices for you.
Diabetes and Caregiver Burnout: 7 Tips to Help You Cope

Diabetes and Caregiver Burnout: 7 Tips to Help You Cope

The golden rule when caring for someone with a chronic condition is to give yourself oxygen first. The best way to guard against the stress of caregiving is to find a way to practice self-care.
May 10, 2018
Learn what you can do to care for yourself so you're better able to care for your loved ones.
Diabetes Technology in 2018: Where to Start, What to Know

Diabetes Technology in 2018: Where to Start, What to Know

Advances in technology aimed at making diabetes management simpler and better are plentiful, so where to start?
January 25, 2018
Today's technological advances—aimed at making diabetes management simpler and better—are plentiful. Our experts select 3 of the most promising on the horizon.
8 Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Live Better with Diabetes

8 Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Live Better with Diabetes

If you've never investigated the health-related features that come with many smartphones, you may be missing out on some easy ways to improve your diabetes management. Here, some great reasons to check them out.
December 07, 2017
Learn how to use the health apps on your smartphone to help you better manage your diabetes.
Eric & Peety: A True Story of Healing, Inspiration and Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Eric & Peety: A True Story of Healing, Inspiration and Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Learn more about the shelter dog who was waiting to be saved so he could get busy saving Eric's life.
November 11, 2016
At 330 pounds, Eric O'Grey had tried every diet, including Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers, and Nutrisystem. He'd lose some weight, only to regain it all back and then some. But life took an interesting turn for O'Grey after a visit to a naturopathic doctor and a local dog shelter.
Avoiding Diabetes Stigma and Guilt

Avoiding Diabetes Stigma and Guilt

How your health care team talks to you can make a big difference in diabetes management, experts say
October 05, 2016
The words your health care team uses when they talk to you about your diabetes or pre-diabetes treatment plan can make a big difference in how well you do, experts say.
Getting Inked: Tattoos and Diabetes

Getting Inked: Tattoos and Diabetes

Though you need to take extra precautions, tattoos are generally safe for people with well-controlled diabetes, and they can even be designed as medical alert identification. Should you get one?
December 28, 2015
Though you need to take extra precautions, tattoos are generally safe for people with well-controlled diabetes, and they can even be designed as medical alert identification. Should you get one?
Diabetes Holiday Gift Guide

Diabetes Holiday Gift Guide

20 ideas for every budget and all personalities
November 24, 2015
Gift ideas for people living with diabetes. Some are silly, others are sentimental — each is a great gift in its own unique way!
8 Amazing Diabetes Support Destinations
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8 Amazing Diabetes Support Destinations

November 19, 2015
We live in an era where diabetes support is literally at our fingertips. Explore our top 8 picks for diabetes online community.
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