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Health and Wellness Archive

Five Ways You Can Fully Enjoy This Holiday Season

Keeping up with diabetes self-management during the holidays can be challenging, but rewarding. Here are some ways you can thrive during holiday feasting, stay active, keep up with treatment—and have fun.  Enjoy your meal without feeling overwhelmed.  Who said you can’t indulge and still pay attention to your dietary needs? Sure you can! Consider the plate method. Using a 9-inch dinning plate, fill

Celebrating the Holidays as a Person Living with Diabetes

  The holiday season is a special time for everyone, no matter how you’re celebrating. We get together with others, reconnect with friends and family—and stuff ourselves silly on seasonal treats. If you have diabetes, you may be wondering how you can successfully manage your blood sugar and insulin treatment schedule (if applicable) with all that holiday

Maximizing Your End-of-Year Deductible

As a person with diabetes, you’ve probably thought a lot about obtaining, maintaining, and maximizing insurance policies. Insurance can be costly and understanding your policy may be confusing and time-consuming—but there are ways to make sure you fully understand the scope of your benefits. One of those involves maximizing your end-of-year deductible. Most people

Tips and Recipes to Celebrate Thanksgiving with Diabetes

Some look forward to the Thanksgiving feast all year—and for good reason. No other holiday meal quite matches the yummy selection of treats. Celebrating Thanksgiving with diabetes is no different. People with diabetes can safely enjoy their favorites on Thanksgiving along with everyone else.  You may have to take a little extra care to ensure your blood sugar doesn’t

Carb Counting Made Simple(r)

For people with diabetes, PWD’s, the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is a little less than a comprehensive health plan. However, it can serve a purpose by reminding us all to continue eating healthy, whole foods to help avoid long-term health issues.  You already know how vital healthy nutrition and carb counting is to maintaining