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February 9, 2024

Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists: How They Help Manage and Educate Patients

Taking care of diabetes is a team effort. Specialists who focus on diabetes care play a big role in helping...

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February 2, 2024

Understanding Insurance Coverage and Benefits for People Living with Diabetes

For individuals managing diabetes, prioritizing self-care, and ensuring access to quality healthcare is important. Let’s learn about several types of insurance...

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December 6, 2023

Healthy Food Alternatives for People Living with Diabetes

Living with diabetes means making smart choices about the foods you eat. Some foods can spike your blood sugar, while...

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November 9, 2023

Managing Gestational Diabetes

Here is a quick guide to various types of tapes you can use and tips to secure your infusion sets and CGMs effectively.

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November 6, 2023

Living Well with Diabetes: Exercise and Lifestyle

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While medication and regular check-ups are crucial, there are...

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November 3, 2023

Diabetes Devices Tape Tips

Here is a quick guide to various types of tapes you can use and tips to secure your infusion sets and CGMs effectively.

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November 2, 2023

Get Proactive with our Diabetes Management Guide

Managing diabetes means taking many steps to stay healthy and prevent other health problems. Diabetes is a long-lasting condition that...

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October 3, 2023

Managing Diabetes: Common Medications and How They Work

Diabetes is an ongoing health problem that affects many people all around the world. Taking care of your health is...

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October 3, 2023

The Dawn Phenomenon: Understanding the Early Morning Glucose Surge

For people living with diabetes, managing blood sugar levels can be tricky. There is something called the ‘Dawn Phenomenon’ which...

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September 7, 2023

Natural Disasters & Your Diabetes: How to Properly Prepare for Any Situation

Natural disasters can happen suddenly. Floods, earthquakes, and tornadoes can occur without warning. Hurricanes can be forecastable, but they can...

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September 7, 2023

Traveling with Diabetes? Here Are Your Go-To Tips

Traveling is all about exploring new places, making memories, and trying new things. But if you are managing diabetes, it...

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August 8, 2023

Managing Your Diabetes Starts with Education

Diabetes is a serious but manageable disease – and managing it starts with education. By learning how to track your...

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August 8, 2023

Exercise and Diabetes: How Physical Activity Can Help You Manage Your Condition

Exercise is an important part of managing diabetes. It can help keep blood sugar levels in check, lower the risk...

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August 2, 2023

Healthy Hydration

As the summer temperatures rise, proper hydration is critical for those living with diabetes. Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are fan-favorites in...

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July 5, 2023

Carbs: A Guide to the Good and the Bad

Carbohydrates are an important part of a healthy diet, but not all carbs are created equal. There are two kinds...

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July 5, 2023

Summer Eye Care: Protecting Your Vision

Maintaining healthy eyesight and vision is important for adults of all ages, but particularly important for those living with diabetes....

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June 13, 2023

Everything You Need to Know When It Comes to Having a Backup Plan for Your Insulin Pump

Insulin pumps are a great way to manage diabetes. Pump therapy provides tighter control of blood glucose levels and provides...

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June 11, 2023

Everything You Need to Know When It Comes to Having a Backup Plan for Your Continuous Glucose Monitor

Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) are valuable tools to manage diabetes. They can help you track your blood sugar levels in...

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June 9, 2023

Summer Camp for Kids Living with Diabetes: A Chance to Learn, Grow, and Have Fun

Summer camp is a great way for kids to have fun learn new things and make new friends. For children...

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May 23, 2023

Enjoying Summer Sips While Keeping Your Blood Sugar in Check

Summer vacation is almost here. Many people are excited to relax and enjoy a refreshing adult drink. Like most things...

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April 26, 2023

7 Things individuals living with diabetes can do to help lower their cancer risk

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends the following list of things that people with diabetes can do to help lower their risk of cancer.

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April 6, 2023

How to Manage Stress When You Are Living with Diabetes

Everyone feels stress sometimes. It’s how your body feels when something makes you feel worried, upset, or angry. Too much...

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April 5, 2023

Spring cleaning? Check your medicine cabinet.

April 15th is National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day! It’s a good day to throw away any old, expired,...

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March 28, 2023

CCS Clinical Corner – National Nutrition Month®

While March has been National Nutrition Month, with the theme “Fuel for the Future,” we should continue to help individuals...

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June 1, 2022

Traveling with Medication

With the summer vacation season in full swing, many people are traveling or soon will be. Whether you’re headed to...

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May 25, 2022

A Stroke Is a ‘Brain Attack’

Did you know that stroke is the second-leading cause of death in the world? In America, stroke takes the life...

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April 26, 2022

Dealing with Stress

We’ve all said it at one time or another: “I’m stressed out!” It’s usually because we’re feeling anxious, exhausted, pressured,...

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April 12, 2022

Take Care of Your Feet!

April is National Foot Health Awareness Month, a perfect time to focus on the importance of keeping our feet healthy....

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April 5, 2022

What about Diabetes and Alcohol?

Having diabetes does not mean that you have to give up your favorite foods or beverages altogether. This includes alcohol....

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March 16, 2022

Consider This A Wake-up Call

Did you know that more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and that 8 million of those people are undiagnosed?...

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February 16, 2022

Show Your Eyes Some Love

In talking to people with diabetes on a daily basis, my goal is to help them understand the importance of...

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February 2, 2022

Understand Your Risk for Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month, a great time to raise awareness about heart disease and how to prevent it. Did...

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