By David Weingard, Husband, Father, Person With Type 1 Diabetes And Founder/CEO Of Cecelia Health
Longer days, warmer weather – it must be Spring!
The “holidays” have become defined as the stretch of time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. We use this time to indulge in eating, drinking, and spending. It’s a dangerous 6 weeks, especially for those with diabetes who are working diligently to keep their blood sugars under control. Think of.
When you think diabetes, “blood sugar” or “blood glucose” immediately comes to mind. If you are newly diagnosed you may be surprised to learn that caring for yourself with diabetes doesn’t only involve your blood sugar. For those who have had diabetes a while, you probably are already aware of.
You’ve heard it before. “You need to exercise more.” “You need to start an exercise program.” In today’s busy world, it can feel overwhelming with thoughts of “where do I begin?” or “where am I supposed to get the time to exercise?” or “what can I do easily to exercise?”
As a Diabetes Educator, I strive to help each and every one of my patients obtain the best possible control of their blood sugars and live the healthiest lives possible. I mean, that’s my job after all, right? But actually, I happen to know that the most important person to help you manage your.
As a certified diabetes educator with a large number of my patients in the workforce, I have seen great benefit to their diabetes management and overall health by incorporating some or many of the ideas shared in this article.
“One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do…” - “One” by Harry Nilsson. Many people with diabetes feel alone in their journey, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Diabetes affects many parts of a person’s life, so having a support team on this journey can be greatly beneficial.
THIS BLOG IS THE Fourth IN A SERIES OF POSTS BY CECELIA HEALTH CDE AND RN, JANE ABBEY, EACH ADDRESSING A DIFFERENT HURDLE TO SUCCESSFUL DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT. CHECK OUT THE INTRODUCTION, EMOTIONAL BARRIERS, and Nutrition Barriers posts.
THIS BLOG IS THE SECOND IN A SERIES OF POSTS BY CECELIA HEALTH CDE AND RN, JANE ABBEY, EACH ADDRESSING A DIFFERENT HURDLE TO SUCCESSFUL DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT. IF YOU MISSED THE INTRODUCTION, READ IT HERE. Who hasn’t become overwhelmed, stressed, or discouraged at times when dealing with.