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Five Things to Know about Diabetes and Breastfeeding

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The experience of breastfeeding can be special for many reasons. But if you’re a mom out there with type 1 or 2 diabetes, or who developed gestational diabetes during pregnancy, you may have a lot of questions. Continue reading

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November is American Diabetes Month!

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It is now November, which means it is officially American Diabetes Month®! Continue reading

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Overcoming Health Disparities

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Living with diabetes can often be challenging, and can be made more difficult when access to proper care and resources are not available. To help solve this, we must find ways we can educate and empower high-risk populations and provide the tools they need to lead healthier lives. To address this issue, the American Diabetes Association held its sixth annual Disparities Partnership Forum on Oct. 21 and 22. Continue reading

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Health Insurance Marketplaces are Open: A Milestone for People with Diabetes

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October 1, 2013 marked another important milestone – the long awaited Health Insurance Marketplaces (Marketplace) opened – giving individuals, families and small businesses a new opportunity to buy health insurance in every state. Continue reading

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How to Take a Culinary Vacation—without Calling a Travel Agent!

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The Mediterranean is a prime travel destination, and for good reason. This area boasts rich history, a near-perfect climate, gorgeous architecture and landscapes . . . and let’s not forget about the incredible food! Continue reading

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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Bonnie Jean Lovett

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Diabetes affects the whole family, whether you’re a parent, sibling, child, grandchild, spouse or friend. This week on the blog, we’ll be featuring stories about loving and caring for someone with diabetes. Bonnie Jean’s experience caring for her grandfather with type 2 diabetes partly prepared her to help her son when he was diagnosed with type 1–but she found she still had so much to learn. Continue reading

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Empower Yourself This Father’s Day

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Last month, we discussed how diabetes can be especially rough for women. It’s scary to know that heart disease, kidney disease and depression are all issues women with diabetes battle more often than men– but that doesn’t mean men with … Continue reading

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