“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 Third 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 and Emotional barriers post.
You’re doing great; checking your blood sugar, watching your carbs, exercising, and the hard work is really starting to pay off. You look good, feel great, and your blood sugar numbers are really starting to come down. Then, out of nowhere old behaviors start to creep back. You find yourself.
Diabetes self-management encompasses a range of activities, or “behaviors,” that the person with diabetes engages in to care for their condition and promote health. Broadly stated, self-management tasks include:
March is National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) has a new theme every year. This year's theme is "Savor the Flavor of Eating Right."
Author, Cami Morgan (left), Cami's Aunt and Uncle (right) The phone rang in my kitchen, back when I actually answered my house phone and my cell phone stayed in my purse all day. It was my aunt on the other end, my father’s older sister. She began to tell me that my uncle was in the hospital with.
There’s a lot to think about when you make the decision on whether or not to transition from injections to pump therapy.