Category: Type 2 Diabetes

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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 […]

Diabetes, Diabetes Symptoms, Facebook, prediabetes, Type 1, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2, Type 2 Diabetes’s Facebook page celebrates 10 year anniversary

On the 19th May’s Facebook page will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Our Facebook page is a place for everyone to find support, share experiences and ask questions. The page is run by our social media team who communicate directly with members, share content with the wider audience and keep up to date with […]

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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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Giving emotional and mental health support as a healthcare professional

Emotional and mental health support is too often missing for people living with diabetes. We’re calling on health services in the UK to create national standards for diabetes emotional and mental health support, including: Everyone is asked how they are feeling as part of every diabetes appointment. A mental health professional with knowledge of diabetes […]

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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 […]

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A Relationship with Someone with Diabetes Can Be a Special Challenge

This content originally appeared on Integrated Diabetes Services. Republished with permission.We all know relationships are hard. We all know that living with diabetes is hard. So being in a relationship with someone with diabetes can be a special challenge! Back in the 90s, Gary Chapman wrote a pretty great book on relationships and communication called […]

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The Roadmap to Diabetes Research

Since 1952, the ADA has supported scientists and the life-saving research they conduct to ensure people with diabetes can live life to the fullest. Your support of scientists like the individuals below and the research they conduct helps ensure our vision of life free of diabetes and all its burdens will one day become a […]