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Weekly Trail Updates from Type 1 Hiker Cat Pugh

Weekly Trail Updates from Type 1 Hiker Cat Pugh

February 23, 2017
Follow type 1 diabetes hiker, Cat Pugh, as she attempts to keep her blood sugar under control as she travels over 2,000 miles by foot from Georgia to Maine.
Inhaled Insulin: Meet a Type 1 Who Uses Afrezza And Keeps Her A1C Below 6.0

Inhaled Insulin: Meet a Type 1 Who Uses Afrezza And Keeps Her A1C Below 6.0

Afrezza Inhaled Insulin isn't widely used, but that may have less to do with the actual product and its delivery system than other factors including health insurance coverage. Here is the story of a patient who uses it with great results.
February 15, 2017
Meet a type 1 who uses Afreeza Inhaled Insulin with terrific results. She says it helps her keep her A1C below 6.0, which is impressive by any measure.
Hiker with Type 1 Takes on the Appalachian Trail

Hiker with Type 1 Takes on the Appalachian Trail

Meet Cathryn Pugh, 23, an avid hiker who has type 1 diabetes. Help us cheer her on during the next few months as she travels from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian Trail. Armed with two buddies, a 25-pound backpack and her trusty CGM, learn what it takes to keep blood sugars stable in the wilderness.
February 14, 2017
Cat Pugh, a 23-year-old with type 1 diabetes, will set out this month to tackle the Appalachian Trail with hopes of hiking 2,190 miles from Georgia to Maine. Join her journey as she post regular updates from the trail. #CatHikes
5 Weight-Loss Surgery Myths

5 Weight-Loss Surgery Myths

January 24, 2017
8 Ways to Beat Fatigue

8 Ways to Beat Fatigue

If you’re napping more often, constantly dragging, and feel like a productive life is passing you by, take these steps to reduce physical and mental fatigue and improve the quality of your life.
January 19, 2017
A diabetes expert shares her tips to help you feel more energetic, in spite of your diabetes.
4 "Off-Limit" Foods that Actually Fight Diabetes

4 "Off-Limit" Foods that Actually Fight Diabetes

Don't assume that having diabetes means there's no room in your diet for some foods you may think are no-no's. Surprise! Here are 4 foods that may actually help you fight diabetes.
January 18, 2017
Learn more about 4 surprising foods you thought were bad for diabetes but actually help fight the disease.
Sugar Guidelines: Who to Believe? What to Believe?

Sugar Guidelines: Who to Believe? What to Believe?

A controversial report on sugar guidelines finds advice varies widely, is based on limited evidence.
January 05, 2017
Advice about how much sugar to include in your diet is offered by many public health organizations, but a new report, just published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, finds that the guidelines on sugar limits vary greatly and that many are not based on rock-solid evidence.
The Low-Down on Trendy Weight Loss Diets: Can Anything Good Come from Them?

The Low-Down on Trendy Weight Loss Diets: Can Anything Good Come from Them?

A diabetes nutrition expert looks at 4 fad diets and explains how to adapt them to jump start weight loss and improve blood sugar levels but proceed with caution. There's a lot wrong with today's popular eating plans.
January 04, 2017
Learn more about fad diets. A registered dietitian looks at 4 trendy weight-loss plans and explains the good, the bad and the unhealthy.
How Many Carbs Should I Eat in a Day?

How Many Carbs Should I Eat in a Day?

If you have diabetes and are confused by carb counting, here's an easy-to-understand explanation from a registered dietitian.
December 22, 2016
If you're confused about carb counting, our expert guide can help. Read this simple explanation and start having better blood sugar control today!
Sugar Guidelines: Who to Believe? What to Believe?

Sugar Guidelines: Who to Believe? What to Believe?

December 22, 2016
A controversial report on sugar guidelines finds advice varies widely, is based on limited evidence.
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