How to cope with the “diabetes police”

Everyone has them–friends, family members, or colleagues who try to offer diabetes care advice. It may be your girlfriend who always points out the healthiest options on the menu at lunch. Or it could be your brother who calls regularly to check in on your medication regimen. No matter who it is, after awhile, their …

Blog Spotlight: Six Until Me

Blog Spotlight: Six Until Me Blog: Six Until Me People behind the words: Kerri Morrone Sparling; guest bloggers Type of diabetes: type 1 diabetes About the blog: Six Until Me is a diabetes blog about the life of Kerri Morrone Sparling and her experiences with type 1 diabetes. Founded in May 2005, Six Until Me is …

Apple and Dexcom Teamup

Apple has done it again! From seven generations of ipods to six generations of iphones, Apple has created something they have never done before. The Apple watch gives you a complete picture of our all day activity. The watch shows your daily progress and helps motivate you to sit less, move more, and get some …

The Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

The weather is getting warmer and everyone is starting to spend more time outdoors, so why not take your workout outside as well? While the appeal of the gym is obvious because of the climate control, and convenience, especially in the winter, emerging results suggest there are benefits to exercising outdoors that cannot be replicated …

Recipe Roundup: Sugar-Free Sweets

Easter is right around the corner, and that means grocery store shelves are stocked with milk chocolate bunnies, colorful jelly beans, and sour gummy carrots. And you may find it hard to resist indulging. (After all, it takes willpower of steel to turn down one of those chocolate cream-filled eggs.) So, what’s a person with …

March Recipe Showdown

    UPDATE: March Recipe Showdown Pinterest Board is now LIVE! Start voting now! Round 1 ends March 27. March is the month of changing seasons, luck, and “madness”–so what better way to pay tribute to the month’s crowning moments than with a contest that’s sure to have your mouth watering! Join My Diabetes Home …

Three benefits of yoga for people with diabetes

It’s no secret: Exercise is good for your diabetes. But who wants to spend hours sweating it out on the treadmill or hiking up stairs on the stairmaster? If a cardio workout isn’t for you, you’re in luck: Studies have shown yoga is an excellent workout for people with diabetes. If all the science journals …

Diabetes hacks to make your life easier

Hacking doesn’t mean what it used to. When you see the word, your mind probably jumps to spy movies, where a bad guy in black types in some fancy code on a computer. Not necessarily true. Today, “hacks” has become a popular word to describe little things you can do to make your life easier …

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