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Fall into a Healthy Routine – Get Your Annual Flu Vaccine!

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With flu season upon us, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself against the virus – especially if you have a chronic disease like diabetes. Continue reading

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Five Things to Know About Diabetes and PCOS

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Did you know that PCOS is the most common cause of female infertility? Or that about 5 million women in the United States are affected by it? Learn more about PCOS—and what it means for women with diabetes. Continue reading

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Beyond monitoring: Sharing your results with your doctor

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With diabetes, you often have to monitor many things: your blood glucose levels, how much carbohydrate you eat, your blood pressure, your weight, and any changes to your feet and more. Here are some tips for communicating your blood glucose results with your health care provider. Continue reading

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Cycling Training Tips, Straight from a Pro

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Today pro cyclist Robin Farina shares her tips for choosing and preparing for an event! Whether you’re a casual biker or an experienced cyclist, signed up for the Women’s Series or our regular Tour de Cure, you’ll want to read on! Continue reading

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No More Needles? What You Need to Know about Inhaled Insulin

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The diabetes community is abuzz about inhaled insulin. On June 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new product, called Afrezza, that has been years in the making. Many people with diabetes are quick to say: “Insulin that doesn’t need to be injected? No more needles? Sign me up!” Continue reading

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Ryan and Basma: Role Models for Children and Youth with Diabetes

Ryan Reed and Basma Abdellaoui at the Friends for Life: International Children with Diabetes Conference

NASCAR driver and spokesperson for the Association’s Drive to Stop Diabetes campaign presented by Lilly Diabetes, Ryan Reed, and the Association’s 2014 National Youth Advocate, Basma Abdellaoui, are at the 15th annual Friends for Life: International Children with Diabetes Conference to share their personal experiences of living with diabetes. Continue reading

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Why All the Morning Highs?

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Morning highs are common in people with diabetes, but one of the reasons has a particular name: the dawn phenomenon. Continue reading

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