November 2014 Blogs
A focus on diabetes
I want to break up with my diabetes...but we make it work
By Barby Brushett
The first two weeks after I was diagnosised were spent in the hospital. My ‘family’ had expanded and now included dietitians, nurse educators, and an Endocrinologist. After receiving the care and education I needed it was time to return to school and the community where I was the only one (that I knew of) living with type 1 diabetes.
Surviving the Holiday Festivities with Diabetes
By Laura Reid, MEd, PDt, CDE
The holidays are a busy, stressful time, but can be even more so when you have diabetes. Parties, festivities, baking, presents…food is everywhere! If you are used to following a set routine such as eating at particular times, following a meal plan, the holiday season can throw you off track.
Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Laura Reid has a few tips to keep in mind to help you survive the holidays.