5 Ways to Manage Stress and Diabetes

Everyday stress exists regardless of whether you have diabetes. It is an equal-opportunity irritant. Stress can flare up with work deadlines, family dynamics, within a marriage or relationship, the ongoing demand for time despite unrelenting to-do lists, or even the morning commute. But diabetes makes stress worse. Whether you have type 1 or type 2, […]

How Your Diet May Make Stress Even Worse (ADA 2021)

By now we’ve all heard that stress has huge effects on our physical health. The scope of the problem may still be surprising. In a recent presentation at the American Diabetes Association’s annual scientific conference, Wake Forest’s Dr. Carol Shively exclaimed that “Stress accounts for more deaths annually than Alzheimer’s or diabetes.” Stress is strongly […]

Why You May Be Experiencing High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar is part of a life with diabetes, whether it’s type 1, type 2, LADA, gestational diabetes, even the more rare forms of the disease. But sometimes, hyperglycemia can seem unexplainable, persistent, and stubborn. This article will outline the reasons why you may be experiencing high blood sugar, and what you can do about it. What Exactly Happens When […]

Transform Your Greatest Challenge

This content originally appeared on Yoga for Diabetes. Republished with permission.Today I am sharing a guest post from yogini Evan Soroka. Some of you may remember her from the diayogi summit in October. Evan is a wise soul whose lived with type 1 diabetes for the past 20 years and is living proof that yoga is […]