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How Mental Health Impacts Diabetes

The constant demands of living with diabetes may cause anxiety and stress. Unfortunately, this can be particularly challenging when someone is already living with an existing mental health condition. You may experience a wide range of emotions after being diagnosed, including shock, anger, sadness, as well as fear. Nonetheless, talking about your feelings with your […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Morning Routine

Diabetes is a life-long condition that may, at times, make you feel stressed and overwhelmed. However, making lifestyle changes can help better manage your diabetes and keep those blood glucose levels within range. This post is geared towards the early hours of the day and the importance of establishing a morning routine to live a […]

How to Make Diabetes a Non-Issue in Your Relationship

Managing diabetes can be a challenge. It impacts various areas of your life. It can shape your schooling, work life, and how you approach sports. However, there’s one area where diabetes management can have its most damaging impact: relationships. You’re under stress already. You must manage your blood sugar levels, consider any potential insulin injections […]

Diabetic Ketoacidosis and How to Prevent It

Living with diabetes can be complicated. There may be an insulin schedule to follow and dietary challenges to overcome, but knowledge can empower you. The more you know about potential health risks associated with your condition, the better you will be able to manage your diabetes in the years ahead. One of the leading dangers […]

Diabetes and South Asian Cuisine: How to Balance It

South Asia is a broad term to describe a subregion of Asia, consisting of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and the Maldives. This region is incredibly diverse in landscape and culture and has a population of 1.94 billion people as of 2020. Of this vast population, preliminary studies indicate that approximately 1.4% of people […]

6 Facts About Diabetes That Everyone Should Know

Knowing the facts about diabetes is vital for management. However, when information is readily available on sources such as the internet, untrue statements can be widely perpetuated about a topic. This can cause confusion about what to believe. Continue reading to learn about the six common diabetes myths and the truth about them!  Myth #1. […]

Myths and Facts About Diabetes (Part Two)

Many of us are fortunate to have access to the internet, allowing us to have a wealth of information at our fingertips. Unfortunately, not everything on the internet is reliable. It may not all be based on facts. Some information may solely be based on opinions, which may be misleading and do more harm than […]

Cardio vs. Resistance Training in Type 1 Diabetes

There are many ways to work out, and often, choosing the best fitness regime can be somewhat daunting. Exercise can cause blood glucose levels to increase or decrease depending on the type, duration and intensity of exercise performed. No blanket technique works for everyone. If you are confused or would like to understand the different types […]

Fact or Fiction: The Truth About Insulin in Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus, more commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic condition that causes high blood sugar. The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be saved or used for energy later on. There is a lot to be known about diabetes, however, in this article we will be focusing more specifically […]