An overview of diabetes types and treatments

Diabetes is a condition that impairs the body’s ability to process blood glucose, otherwise known as blood sugar. In the United States, the estimated number of people over 18 years of age with diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes is 30.2 million. The figure represents between 27.9 and 32.7 percent of the population. Without ongoing, careful management, diabetes can lead …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Blogger Spotlight – Sweet Success: My Life with Type 2 Diabetes

My Diabetes Home knows how important support and resources are for people with diabetes. So, we’re rounding up some of the best. This spring, MDH is connecting you with our favorite bloggers from the diabetes online community. Enjoy!   Blog: Sweet Success: My life with Type 2 Diabetes Person behind the words: Kate Cornell Type …

Falling off the wagon–it happens to the best of us

In my previous posts, you heard me talk about ways to successfully navigate life with diabetes. I may have come across as if I am the poster child for diabetes management. But I am far from it. If we’re going to help each other out, we need to be honest and open. So today, you …

9 Delicious Flavored Waters That Taste Better Than Soda

We’ve all heard drinking water a day is healthy. But do you know how healthy? According to WebMD, staying hydrated can help you lose weight, energize your muscles, freshen your skin, and even lower your blood sugar levels. But filling up on plain old water gets real boring, real fast. That’s why we’ve rounded up …

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