Category Archives: Diabetes Day2Day

Tips for helping your child manage diabetes while at school

All August, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about heading back to school with diabetes. This story was originally posted on March 2, 2011. As much as you may want to, you can’t be with your child at every moment. … Continue reading

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Back to School Tips for Diabetes Management: Teacher Edition

All August, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about heading back to school with diabetes. This story was originally posted on Aug. 21, 2013. With the first day of school quickly approaching, preparation for the new school year is already … Continue reading

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Back to School with Diabetes | The Basics

All August, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about preparing to go back to school. This story was originally posted on Aug. 1, 2011. Starting a new grade, new school or beginning college can be very stressful even without having … Continue reading

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Don’t Go It Alone: How Do You Get the Support You Need?

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on July 24, 2013. When the 2013 American Diabetes Association Medical Guidelines for Diabetes came out, they included a reference to … Continue reading

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How to Help a Teen with Diabetes Burnout

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on March 3, 2014. Growing up with type 1 diabetes adds an extra burden of responsibility to an already overwhelmed teen. … Continue reading

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Resources for Friends and Family: How to Support Your Loved One with Diabetes

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Jan. 13, 2014. Living with diabetes is no easy task, but sometimes the role of family and friends is overlooked. … Continue reading

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Emotions & Blood-Sugar Levels: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Mood

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Feb. 18, 2011. This guest post is written by by John Zrebiec, L.I.C.S.W., Director of Behavioral Health at Joslin, and Gail … Continue reading

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Joslin Tips for a Safe and Healthy Ramadan

For Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, increased devotion and worship. This year, it begins on June 28, 2014. Muslims are expected to put more effort into following the teachings of Islam. During this … Continue reading

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Should You Take B12 Supplements if You Take Metformin?

Metformin is the most widely prescribed medication to treat diabetes (usually type 2 diabetes) in the world. Its effectiveness equals or exceeds many of the other oral medications available and has an excellent safety profile for most individuals. However, for … Continue reading

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Understanding Pre-Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be controlled, but at present it can’t be cured. That isn’t quite true of pre-diabetes. Although pre-diabetes isn’t an acute condition, it can, like many acute conditions, be handled with proper treatment. Although pre-diabetes can’t be … Continue reading

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