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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How to Fight The Dangers of Our Sedentary Society

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.

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Preventing Injury From Sharps

If you use syringes, needles and lancets as part of you diabetes care, it’s best to take steps to dispose of them safely.  You may have heard of the term “sharps”.  Sharps is a fancy medical term for any item that pokes or cuts our skin.  As an educator I always get asked the question, “how do I.

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Improving Medication Compliance To Feel Good & Achieve Better Blood Sugars

Do you say to yourself after each doctor visit, “I will do better this month with taking my meds”?

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