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self-management

3 Crucial Steps of Self-Management for Better Health

Beginning a new routine for a healthier lifestyle is no easy self-management task. It can be extremely difficult  restrain what have become essentially your automatic behaviors, such as eating junk foods, lounging, watching TV before/after work, etc. But, being too comfortable isn’t always a good thing (or a bad thing), even if it “feels good”…

HOW TO CONTROL DIABETES

Five tips on how to control diabetes

When asked about diabetes management, the majority of people imagine medications and insulin shots. These measures, however important, are just the tip of the iceberg that is diabetes management. That is, diabetes management is a lifestyle; depending on the conditions, successful diabetes treatment can require lots of planning, exercise, the proper diet, and other “tricks.”…

Exercise and diabetes

6 common questions about exercise and diabetes

Maintaining an active lifestyle is necessary for a person with diabetes. However, there are definitely some myths circulating about exercise and diabetes that can deter diabetics from exercising. In this article, we debunk some of those myths and help you understand how to fit an active lifestyle with your diabetes. We will address these issues…

caregiver burnout

What is Caregiver Burnout and How Can I Combat it?

Some patients are able to manage their diabetes independently, while others need regular assistance. If you are someone who helps a patient day-to-day, you sure have a lot of responsibilities. Diabetes is a chronic condition that involves full and serious commitment from patients, caregivers, and loved ones. But, what happens when your care giving responsibilities…