Category: Diabetic Resources

Ultimate Apple Picking Guide

Apple picking is a popular activity across the US, and a great way to get the family out for an outdoor activity that’s full of fun, and nutritiously sound. The science behind apple harvesting, and apple growing is more complex than you might expect: there are thousands of orchards across […] Read more…

November is American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month, a time for individuals, organizations, and communities across the country to shine a spotlight on diabetes. The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) wants you to know about the importance of setting goals and making a plan to prevent type 2 diabetes and serious diabetes-related health […] Read more…

Eat Seasonally

Here’s a great general guide to what fruits and vegetables are in season at what time of year- give or take a few weeks depending on where you live.  Save money, be healthy and support your local economy – eat seasonally.       When Fruits Are In Season Year-Round […] Read more…

Part 3 of 4 Steps to Managing Diabetes for Life

via the National Diabetes Education Program Step 3: Learn how to live with diabetes. It is common to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry when you are living with diabetes. You may know the steps you should take to stay healthy, but have trouble sticking with your plan over time. This […] Read more…

Part 4 of 4 Steps to Managing Diabetes for Life

via the National Diabetes Education Program Step 4: Get routine care to stay healthy. See your health care team at least twice a year to find and treat any problems early. At each visit, be sure you have a: blood pressure check foot check weight check review of your self-care […] Read more…

Part 2 of 4 Steps to Managing Diabetes for Life

Diabetes Cloud

via the National Diabetes Education Program Managing diabetes every day is important for maintaining your health. Step 2: Know your diabetes ABCs. Talk to your health care team about how to manage your A1C, Blood pressure, and Cholesterol. This can help lower your chances of having a heart attack, stroke, […] Read more…

Part 1 of 4 Steps to Managing Diabetes for Life

National Diabetes Education Program

via the National Diabetes Education Program Step 1: Learn about diabetes. What is diabetes?  There are three main types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes – Your body does not make insulin. This is a problem because you need insulin to take the sugar (glucose) from the foods you eat and […] Read more…

Living with Diabetes – A Resource List

Since beginning my role as supporter and caregiver of loved ones with diabetes, I have taken full advantage of the information and assistance offered on the following websites.  You too will find that living with diabetes will change your life, but it does not destroy it. National Diabetes Education Program […] Read more…

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