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Health and Wellness Archive

5 Diabetes Meal Time Tips

Editor’s Note: We’re honored to have the blog post “5 Diabetes Meal Time Tips” featured on the Glu community. Registered Dietitian and Medtronic Diabetes Educator, Sandra, was diagnosed with type I diabetes at age 8, and her husband at age 11. It wasn’t until she became a Certified Product Trainer, training people with diabetes

15 Tips for Managing Diabetes during the Holidays

Today we welcome Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian, and Diabetes Clinical Manager, Savanna Cummings. Savanna is dedicated to educating and providing the best possible outcomes for patients and healthcare providers using insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems, and believes in utilizing education and technology to achieve diabetes self-management for all people with diabetes.

5 Tips for Smart Snacking with Diabetes

Finding yourself reaching for that mouth-watering cookie, sugary candy bar, or bag of greasy chips when cravings hit? Don’t let hunger strikes derail your diabetes meal plan. Healthy snacks can help optimize your blood glucose control, support your overall diabetes diet, provide you with a boost of energy, and help you avoid overeating. The

6 Tips for Healing Bruised Fingers

We know that with each blood glucose (BG) check, you are making a proactive decision to proactively manage your diabetes and we applaud you for that! In doing so, we’ve heard feedback from our customers that this can also become painful and frustrating over time so we wanted to see what we could do

5 Ways To Help Someone Experiencing Hypoglycemia

Sometimes the cause of hypoglycemia is obvious – too much insulin, too little food or delayed meal or snack after taking insulin, extra physical activity, illness, or medications. Other times, it seems to creep up for no apparent reason. Hypoglycemia, low blood glucose (BG), is defined as a BG of less than 70 mg/dL.