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Diabetes Support For Those You Love

Diabetes affects almost 26 million Americans, and managing the disease can be an overwhelming task.  Any assistance a loved one can provide makes a huge difference.  Below are a few ways you can offer your aid if you have a loved one suffering from diabetes. Help them create a diet plan and exercise regimen.  Diet […]

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Sticking to Diet as a Diabetic

There have been many, many times in my life where I had to refuse food because, “I have to stick to my diet.”  What I found was when I would completely omit foods from my diet I would eventually give in.  And I don’t mean give in like have a little treat, I mean give […]

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Sugar High…Not So Great

My dad was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about 15 years ago. For the last 10 years he has been able to manage his strand of diabetes through regular exercise and diet, but as he has gotten older his ability to exercise has decreased and his diet has changed drastically. He no longer eats three […]

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Learning and Racing

Last summer, I raised $200 and rode my bike 100 miles in the Tour De Cure, a cycling event held in Brigham City to benefit the American Diabetes Association (ADA). All I cared about at the time was setting my best time in a century (100 mile ride), but after an education on diabetes I’m proud […]

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A pregnancy scare

I was 19 weeks pregnant when I had the “big” ultrasound with my first son.  Of course my husband and I were so excited and nervous at the same time.  To be honest, I don’t think that Niagara Falls compared to the amount of sweat that was dripping off our hands in that appointment!  The sonographer said […]

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