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holidays 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

WINTERTIME ROUNDUP: HOLIDAY EDITION

December can be a very busy month when many people celebrate various holidays, spend time with family and friends near and far, and/or ring in the New Year. It can be a lot of excitement and a lot to think about ? in addition to thinking about diabetes! So we rounded up a few

Tips for Managing Diabetes During the Holiday Meals

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes since the age of 8, registered dietitian and Medtronic Certified Product Trainer, Sandra, knows firsthand how complicated it can be to navigate the holiday season while trying to manage your glucose levels. Below she shares some helpful tips to keep in mind for the season.   It’s that time

Holidays and Diabetes: Tips for Enjoying Family, Food And Fun

There is something magical about this time of year that always makes me look forward to the holidays. I’m not sure if it’s all the festivities, the excitement to see friends and family or maybe even just the time off work, but there is something I absolutely love. But, I’ll be the first to