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Health and Wellness Archive

The Role of Fiber In Diabetes Management

Today we welcome back Medtronic Diabetes Educator, Jessica Miller, RD, DE to talk about the importance of Fiber in healthy eating. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate found in plant-based foods like fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grain breads and cereals. Unlike other types of carbs, the body can’t digest fiber, so instead of

3 Ways Peer Support Can Help With Diabetes Management

Diabetes is not an easy disease. From diagnosis to daily management, diabetes can cause a lot of self-doubt and at times, make you feel down. Peer support can help you assure yourself you are managing this disease the best you can, and there are ways to live a healthy lifestyle despite all of the

Battling The Blues With Exercise

While feeling down from time to time is normal, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), studies have shown people with diabetes are at a greater risk for depression than people without diabetes. Medtronic Diabetes Clinical Manager, Gina Addy McKelvey, FNP, CDE, has been living with type 1 diabetes for 39 years and has

How To Spot And Treat Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)

Even if you work hard at your diabetes management and use technology to help keep your numbers in range, you can still experience high blood glucose, which can escalate to diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). While DKA can be scary if left untreated, it is preventable if you know what to look for and what to

10 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Endocrinologist

Whether you’re recently diagnosed with diabetes, recently moved, or are ready for a change, selecting an endocrinologist is important to your diabetes management. The relationship you have with him or her can make a big difference in not just your quarterly visits, but also your day-to-day diabetes management and long term health. So how