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Diabetes Care Kit for American Girl Dolls

When I was growing up, I had “Addy” the American Girl. I held on to her for years and recently gave her to my nieces so she can enjoy a second generation of family. I can’t imagine how it would have been if she had an insulin pump on her hip and a medical

8 Ways To Master Holiday Eating With Diabetes

During the holidays, sweet treats and savory bites surround us. For the most part, avoiding all these foods entirely isn’t really realistic, so how can you stay on top of your diabetes management while still enjoying the seasonal foods you might look forward to all year? Try incorporating these 8 healthy holiday tips into

Carbohydrate Counts For Thanksgiving Food Staples

When you look at the list of holidays in the U.S., there is one holiday in particular that revolves around food and sitting around a table with many people you love – Thanksgiving. The good news about Thanksgiving meals is it often involves some well-known “staples”. I highly recommend researching carb counts in popular

10 Tips For Coping With Diabetes

Sometimes you will have those days where you’re discouraged and feel completely overwhelmed with your diabetes. It’s important when you’re feeling this way to take a step back and challenge your perspective so you can find a way to stay motivated to keep moving forward. Managing diabetes is an ongoing process, and there are

9 Tips For Celebrating Halloween With Diabetes

Between trick-or-treating, parties, and festivals, Halloween can one big sugar rush, but it doesn’t have to be. Your child with diabetes can enjoy Halloween treats in moderation, but keep in mind there’s more to October 31 than sweets. Here are 9 tips for celebrating the spooky holiday without sending glucose levels soaring. 1. Plan