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Your Primary Care Physician Could Be Crucial Towards Successful Diabetes Control

This is our courageous combat against chronic diabetes control in an America that represents one in ten people (International Diabetes Federation, 2011) diagnosed with Type I or Type II diabetes. Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring, lifestyle and diet choices and diabetes pills are constantly under focus when it comes to controlling diabetes mellitus. […]

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CMG and Insurance

I have Blue Cross and Blue Shield and I called them to as about CMGs and they said that they do not cover any of them. She told me “we do not cover them NO EXCEPTIONS” What’s up with that? And does anyone have insurance that does cover them? Or do you guys have ways […]

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How we’re pushing forward research into diabetes and mental wellbeing – by Faye Riley

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a workshop all about diabetes and mental wellbeing. Diabetes doesn’t just affect someone physically. The relentless need to manage your condition, and dealing with everything diabetes throws at you, affects mental health as well. People with diabetes experience much higher rates of mental health […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – A Positive Approach to Treating Diabetes

A negative mindset will impair your ability to reach a goal, any goal, like you would not believe. Planning is the expected part, especially when there is visualization involved. You may visualize how and where you would like to be in six months’ time. It may even boost your mood to think deeply about it. […]

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Weight Loss After Pregnancy with Diabetes

You just delivered your newborn and are wondering how you’re going to go about getting back into shape (or more realistically, you’re just wondering about how you’ll survive the next 24 hours). Parenting (whether it’s your first or fifth) is always an adjustment, and having diabetes throws a unique set of challenges into the mix. […]