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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Hydration for Active People with Diabetes

Longer days, warmer weather – it must be Spring! 

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The Use of Smart Technology For Diabetes Management - Cecelia Health

Diabetes  management can be complicated and often requires a multidisciplinary approach to help maintain optimal blood glucose  control. Lifestyle modifications and regular blood glucose monitoring while   proven to be helpful, can also be  overwhelming. Recent technological advances, if.

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5 Tips for Diabetes Caregivers and Support Persons

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2014 surveillance data, 29.1 million Americans (or 9.3% of the population) have diabetes. Given this statistic, chances are likely that you know or live with someone affected by diabetes. You may find yourself in a unique role when a.

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Tips for Overcoming 5 Common Barriers to Exercise

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?”

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15 Creative Ways to Eat More Veggies

Eating plenty of non-starchy vegetables is SO important when trying to maintain a healthy diet, achieve blood sugar control and reduce excess weight.  

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How Stress and Anxiety Affect Diabetes

It seems that a lot of us are facing some degree of stress or anxiety, whether it is due to the recent elections, the upcoming holidays or just our day-to-day stressors. To build on Michelle Mendoza’s blog on stress reduction, I would like to discuss just how stress and anxiety effects blood.

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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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