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holidays Archive

Holiday Diabetes Management: 5 Activities To Try This Season

Here in the U.S., the next few weeks are going to be filled with a lot of feasting and festivities, which can make it hard to stay on track with your health and fitness goals. At the same time, for most of us, eating well and staying active helps us manage stress and better

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

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.

4 Things You Can Get Out of Your CGM This Holiday Season

Even though it is a balmy 75 degrees here in Southern California, I’m one of the shameless people who have already started listening to holiday music. Whether or not you’re one of those individuals who embrace the holidays, to many, this time of year often signifies comfort and joy. Whether it’s fire on the