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The Effects Of Alcohol On People With Diabetes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! As many of you know, this is a holiday recognized globally to celebrate the Irish culture. Festivities might include vibrant cultural festivals, wearing shamrocks and the color green, or drinking green beer. Speaking of alcohol, watch my video with a few tips on how it affects people with diabetes: For

Welcoming Our Diabetes Doesn’t Stop Me Contest Winner

What #DiabetesDoesntStopMe means to me We recently launched the #DiabetesDoesntStopMe Instagram contest where we asked you to share photos to define this hashtag. We received fantastic submissions and selected a random winner, Katie Sterner. Katie submitted photos ranging from a kiss under the Eiffel tower to a post-Zumba workout selfie. We were inspired by

Awards Season, Diabetes-Style

It’s been an exciting award season for film and music but we believe that the diabetes community has important categories to recognize, too! So we recently asked our community to vote for their favorites in a variety of categories and here are the big winners. Best Supporting Character: Your Online Crew aka the Online

Diabetes Sports Roundup

After a diabetes diagnosis people often wonder how it will impact their daily life. One of the top questions is:will I be able to still play sports and exercise like I used to? Today let’s hear from just a few of our very active athletes with diabetes and hear they’re inspiring stories – along

Dealing With Diabetes Stigma With Type 2 Diabetes

I have first-hand experiences of what it takes to live with type 1 diabetes. I often have to remind myself that I can only speak for type 1 because that’s my story and there isn’t just “one type.” Like many of you, I know people with LADA, gestational diabetes, and type 2 diabetes. And