Girl Talk: Cycle Syncing and Diabetes

Ladies, we need to talk. I’m almost 31 years old, and this was the first year of my life I started to really learn about what goes on, you know...down there. I’ve had my period since I was 15, so that means I’ve spent roughly half of my life with little-to-no understanding of what’s really.

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Love Yourself First: Dating With Diabetes

Five years ago, I was enjoying a Friday night glass of wine and fancy cheese plate in my tiny Boston apartment with the guy I’d been seeing for a few months. Suddenly he asked, “What does it feel like to wear your insulin pump?” I was mid-bite and am sure a little cracker crumb tumbled out of my.

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Stronger than SAD: Overcoming Diabetes Burnout in Winter

Every winter, the grip of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) impacts nearly 10-20% of Americans. It comes in many shapes and sizes: melancholy, depression, anxiety, or just an overwhelming desire to bundle up, cancel plans and watch Netflix. Unfortunately, as people living with diabetes, we already.

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The Facts About Using Continuous Glucose Monitors to Manage Diabetes

Many individuals with diabetes rely on the information from fingerstick blood glucose monitoring to make decisions on everything from eating to physical activity and even medication needs. The frequency of recommended monitoring is often individualized and depends on a person’s medication regimen..

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Diabetes Management Technology: Is an Insulin Pump Right for You?

Are you someone who needs multiple daily insulin injections to manage your diabetes? If so, you may be considering whether an insulin pump is right for you. Insulin pumps have been available for the last 40 years. Over time, the software used in the devices— and the devices themselves— have.

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Insulin Delivery Devices: What to Know About Pens & Patches

It’s hard to believe that the first easy-to-use personal glucometers for blood glucose monitoring weren’t even available until the 1980s. Medical science and technology advancements over the last 40 years have been astounding and are revolutionizing the way individuals with diabetes can choose to.

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My Experience Helping Fellow Latinos Manage Diabetes

Carmelita Jimenez RN, BSN, CDE  specializes in working with diabetes patients in Spanish. People often ask me, “Carmelita, what do you like most about working with the Latino population?” and I say “EVERYTHING!!” I enjoy working with a people who tend to not only value the importance of family, but.

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Diabetes Is Not Just About Your Blood Sugar Level

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.

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The Neuroscience of Behavior Change

As patients with diabetes participate in new activities they are training their brains to create new neural pathways and when the action is repeated, the pathway gets stronger until the behavior is the new normal. I find it fascinating that our brains can change. I was raised with the belief that.

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Successfully Leveraging Digital Health and Personalized Support to Deliver Outcomes for Diabetes Patients

Together, Cecelia Health and Glooko are delivering highly personalized, data-driven coaching and a mobile health solution to patients and care providers. We announced our collaboration last month. The Glooko-Cecelia Health partnership enables us to leverage user-specific data and expert clinicians.

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