Tag Archives: Diabetes Management

Boston Cannons Midfielder Chris Eck Gives the Short Stick to Diabetes

Chris Eck knows well how to faceoff with a short stick on the lacrosse field. Now, he’s learning how to do it off the field, in the game called living with diabetes. The 26-year-old Eck is a midfielder and faceoff … Continue reading

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Talking To Your Children About Your Diabetes

While diabetes can be a scary diagnosis for you, it can also be difficult news to break to your family—especially when you have children. Your children may have questions about your diabetes diagnosis and treatment. By taking control and steering … Continue reading

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Thyroid and Diabetes

If you have type 1 diabetes, there is a good chance you may also be at risk for another autoimmune disease.  Approximately one-third of type 1 patients have markers for another autoimmune disease at diagnosis. One of these diseases is … Continue reading

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Spring Into An Exercise Routine

With spring in full bloom and the mountains of snow behind us, it’s the perfect time to pull those running shoes out from the back of your closet. Getting back into the swing of exercise can be tricky — especially … Continue reading

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Tips for Caring for Diabetes Supplies

Taking care of your diabetes supplies, is an important step in your diabetes-treatment plan. Supplies are fragile and should be treated with care. After all, they help keep you alive – their failure could result in a major detriment to … Continue reading

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8 Essential Questions for Your Diabetes-Care Team

When you’re living with diabetes, it often takes a team to help you meet your needs. Having such a team in your corner can make a world of difference in keeping on track.   In addition to your doctor or … Continue reading

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Tips for Caring for Diabetes Supplies

Taking care of your diabetes supplies is an important step in your diabetes-treatment plan. Supplies are fragile and should be treated with care. After all, they help keep you alive– their failure could result in a major detriment to your … Continue reading

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Celebrating the New Year: What you should know about alcohol and diabetes

But for those with diabetes, the decision to toast the New Year with a glass of champagne should not be made without planning and consideration. Having diabetes doesn’t make alcohol off limits. However, just as with food, diabetes can affect … Continue reading

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