4 Easy Steps to Make Bolusing an Everyday Habit with Type 1 Diabetes

4 Easy Steps to Make Bolusing an Everyday Habit with Type 1 Diabetes

May 19, 2022

People with diabetes are faced with making over 180 treatment decisions every single day. The constant demand and unpredictability of life with diabetes can be quite a burden when it impacts every area of your life. For many people with diabetes, it is not unusual to become exhausted by the burden of managing diabetes. However it is well-known that being proactive with insulin management can significantly improve A1C and glycemic variability with your diabetes management.

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To Loop or Not to Loop?: A Closer Look at Omnipod 5

To Loop or Not to Loop?: A Closer Look at Omnipod 5

May 12, 2022

The long-awaited announcement of FDA approval of Omnipod 5 finally came in January 2022. This system is the first automated insulin delivery system that is completely tubeless. Omnipod 5 is a hybrid closed-loop AID (automated insulin delivery device) that is comparable to the current Medtronic and Tandem systems. Here’s what you should know:

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Diabetes Distress

How Does Diabetes Affect Mental Health?

May 10, 2022

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3 Ways to Prioritize Blood Sugars During the Holiday Season with Type 1 Diabetes

3 Ways to Prioritize Blood Sugars During the Holiday Season with Type 1 Diabetes

May 05, 2022

When you are navigating the holiday season with type 1 diabetes, it can often feel like you are caught in the middle between choosing to enjoy your favorite seasonal treats or managing your blood sugars. 

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6 Myths About Lowering Your A1C You Shouldn’t Believe & What to Do Instead

6 Myths About Lowering Your A1C You Shouldn’t Believe & What to Do Instead

May 04, 2022

When you receive a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes, you are sent home with worksheets, folders, brochures, binders, and books. You are overwhelmed with the plethora of information that quite literally has fallen onto your lap and you want to be able to absorb all of the information you possibly can. Diabetes changes so many things in your life that you want to be able to navigate the life that you once had. But, it can be quite difficult when the information you receive is conflicting and make navigating this huge lifestyle change even more overwhelming.

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Dexcom G6

Diabetes Devices Up Close: The Dexcom G6

April 21, 2022

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The Diabetes Glossary: For the Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic

The Diabetes Glossary: For the Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic

April 21, 2022

When you receive a diagnosis of diabetes, it really is like learning a whole new language. Not only does it change the way that you take care of your body and the way that you look at food, but there’s all these new terms that you didn’t know existed. If you are new to the diabetes community, you might have heard these terms and have no idea what they mean or you don't know that these terms exist. 

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Intentional Goal Setting to Improve Your Diabetes Management: Tips from A Diabetes Health Coach

Intentional Goal Setting to Improve Your Diabetes Management: Tips from A Diabetes Health Coach

April 07, 2022

When it comes to managing diabetes, you might be advised to make lifestyle or management changes. Your doctor might want to set an A1C goal for you to reach by the next visit, but it sort of ends there. You have 3 months, or 90 days, to reach that goal and you may feel like there are a large number of changes to make– from pre-bolusing more consistently, to carb counting accurately, and being intentional about your boluses.

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CGM Devices

Is It Dangerous If I Get My CGM Wet?

April 05, 2022

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Abbott Freestyle Libre

Diabetes Devices Up Close: The Abbott Freestyle Libre

March 29, 2022

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How To Become An Intuitive Eater When You Have Type 1 Diabetes

How To Become An Intuitive Eater When You Have Type 1 Diabetes

March 24, 2022

Intuitive eating is a revolutionary approach to food that encourages you to abandon food rules and listen to your body’s needs. Unlike traditional diets that restrict or ban certain foods, intuitive eating requires you to stop looking at foods as “good” or “bad.”

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How to Manage Blood Sugars While Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes from a Certified Personal Trainer

How to Manage Blood Sugars While Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes from a Certified Personal Trainer

March 11, 2022

Let’s face it, at some point or another your endocrinologist or healthcare provider encouraged you to start exercising more. You heard all of the great benefits physical activity has for your insulin sensitivity and overall health that you decided to give it a shot. But you soon figured out that there was a huge learning curve when it came to managing blood sugars and exercising. 

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