Category: Intensive management

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5 Diabetes-Friendly Beverages for the Spring and Summer

The warm weather is finally here, and so is the wonderful season of outdoor get-togethers, BBQs, and very soon, laying on the beach! With these events and the heat, come opportunities to make diabetes-friendly choices about the cold beverages we consume. This quick list is sure to help you stay on course with your blood […]

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Review: StayPut Medical Patches for Your Devices

Whether you are wearing an insulin pump, continuous glucose monitor (CGM) or any other type of medical device, you know how important it is for it to stay affixed to your body. For one, it is most important to ensure it is working properly and delivering accurate results. Additionally, these devices are extremely expensive and […]

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Diabetes: 10 Things I Hate About You

Being only 5 and 1/2 years into this disease, I try to keep my complaining to a minimum. I see people with diabetes, who have had it much longer, who seem to have such a positive attitude, so I follow suit. But we are all entitled to have feelings of burnout, fear, and frustration even […]

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Dear Mom: Nick’s Letter To His Mother

Working as the Program Director for Connected in Motion, I met Nick a few years ago at one of the retreat weekends run by the organization. This past year, I also had the pleasure of meeting Nick’s mom, Janis at the same event. What a pleasure meeting Janis and seeing their story unfold in person!  […]

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How Diabetes Affects My Conscious Thought

This content originally appeared on Integrated Diabetes Services. Republished with permission.Ever consider how much you don’t think about consciously? The things that just take place all day long in the body without our awareness or thought to make it work, the body amazes me, honestly. The heart beats, lungs breath, our cells do all the […]

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Diabetes Pro Tip: Mastering the Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

This content originally appeared on Arden’s Day and the Juicebox Podcast. Republished with permission.Learn all about continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology from expert Jennifer Smith! Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition and Biology from the University of Wisconsin. She is a Registered (and Licensed) Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Certified Trainer on most […]

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Type 2 Diabetes Remission: What Is It and How Can It Be Done?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Emma Ryan and Jimmy McDermott Learn about three ways that may put type 2 diabetes into remission: low-carbohydrate diets, low-calorie diets, and bariatric surgery Type 2 diabetes is traditionally described as a progressive disease – without major lifestyle changes, A1C levels will gradually increase over time, […]

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Type 1 Helped Create My Family

Ashley is a member of one of the Facebook support groups I am a part of. I was so amazed by her story. This one truly tells the tale of silver linings. Without diabetes, she would never have met her husband or created their beautiful family.  *** As a young child in rural Iowa, I never […]

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Letter from the Editor: Peer Mentorship Program

As followers of our page, you know that Diabetes Daily is a place for people to learn about diabetes management and connect with their peer community. Not only to just survive from day to day but also, as one of our core values states, to thrive. As a small company of people touched by diabetes, […]

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Do Scare Tactics Help People with Diabetes?

Yesterday, a shocking image circulated through the diabetes online community. It was a surefire way to send a message. A message that implied if you eat ice cream, you will one day see complications. It stated an alarming statistic that every 30 seconds, a leg is amputated due to diabetes. This triggered many and created […]