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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What are the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors?

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.

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Eat Right with 3 Simple Steps

If you want to get serious about changing your eating habits, you must accept the fact that healthy eating requires more cooking and prep time in your kitchen, and less eating out.  So let’s start down the path of making this happen!  

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Tips for Reducing Stress

It is hard to escape stress in everyday life.  Stress can come from many different sources: work, marriage, school, kids, relationships, money, or health. Diabetes can bring its own type of stress. At the same time, stress from other areas of life can impact diabetes by raising blood sugars.

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I’m so tired! How to sleep well with diabetes and why it's so important.

Do you ever find yourself feeling exhausted, yet keep pushing through? This is a badge of strength and commitment to your family, career or whatever you hold dear, right?

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Overcoming Side Effects with Jane Abbey

THIS BLOG IS THE Sixth and final post IN A SERIES BY CECELIA HEALTH CDE AND RN, JANE ABBEY, EACH ADDRESSING A DIFFERENT HURDLE TO SUCCESSFUL DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT. CHECK OUT THE INTRODUCTION, EMOTIONAL BARRIERS, NUTRITION BARRIERS, EXERCISE BARRIERS, and Financial Barriers POSTS.

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Overcoming Financial Barriers with Jane Abbey

THIS BLOG IS THE Fifth 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, NUTRITION BARRIERS, and Exercise barriers POSTS.

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