5 Ways to Talk Gentler to Yourself with Diabetes

Living with diabetes is hard. The 24/7/365 management, constant conscientiousness, precise measurements and tracking, and near perfection that the condition requires can be exhausting, and sometimes we’re our own worst critic. We can become siloed in the “shoulds” and “should nots”, working ourselves into a corner of unrealistic expectations, not letting ourselves be fully human. […]

Hypoglycemia Preparedness: How to Know Before You Go Low

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Lorena Bergstrom A new awareness campaign helps people with diabetes recognize and plan for low blood sugar with emergency toolkits, discussion prompts, journaling, and a support network   Low blood sugar can be a scary thing – it often sneaks up when people least expect it, […]

Type 2 Diabetes Remission: What Is It and How Can It Be Done?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Emma Ryan and Jimmy McDermott Learn about three ways that may put type 2 diabetes into remission: low-carbohydrate diets, low-calorie diets, and bariatric surgery Type 2 diabetes is traditionally described as a progressive disease – without major lifestyle changes, A1C levels will gradually increase over time, […]

Driving with Diabetes is a Privelege

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.By Steve Edelman I‘ve done quite a bit of medical legal consulting/testifying in cases involving people with diabetes, and several cases that I reviewed recently prompted me to write this note to all of you folks on a pretty serious topic. The […]