How to Connect to My Diabetes Home

Learn how to connect your EMR, Fitbit and more! For connecting your Fitbit, scroll to the bottom of this post for a quick video. First of all: What’s an EMR? An Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is the electronic documentation of a patient’s health history including medical information such as a patient’s chronic medical conditions, diagnoses, …

Time to Celebrate!

My Diabetes Home 2.0 is almost here. Take a look at the new features. My Diabetes Home has always been dedicated to providing you with the best way to manage your diabetes, and now we’re doing that with a brand new look! Created to simplify how you organize your diabetes information, My Diabetes Home 2.0 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

People Like You: Shari’s Story

Shari from Austell, GA shares her story about battling type 2 diabetes and how My Diabetes Home helped change her life. I lived with borderline diabetes for more than 30 years and when the flip came (to living with type 2 diabetes), it came HARD! From November 2012 to January 2013, I went from my …

How to Cope with Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is unlike Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, as it develops during a woman’s pregnancy and often goes away after delivery. While any complications during pregnancy — such as gestational diabetes — can be concerning, there are things that you can do to help manage and cope with gestational diabetes. …

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