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Afra Willmore
Afra Willmore
January 22, 2019
A number of things can cause difficulty getting a good night's rest. If you're experiencing diabetes and insomnia, ensure you get to the bottom of it!

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If your loved one has recently received a diabetes diagnosis or has been a diabetic their whole lives, here are some tips for living with a diabetic.
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Why You Should Consider Joining a Diabetes Support Group

Diabetes support groups are a great place to meet others living with the condition, learn new ways to cope, and a safe place to ask questions or vent.
by Colleen Kelly on March 13, 2018
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How Does Diabetes Affect You Emotionally?

Knowing the emotional impact of diabetes is essential to staying healthy. Learning how to cope with diabetes and emotions is the first step.
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Preparing a Diabetes Kit for Emergency Situations

It’s important to prepare for the worst, both at home and while traveling. By preparing an emergency diabetes kit, you'll be ready for any event.
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Diabetes and the holidays – it’s all about preparation. The holiday season can be rough, but Rebecca has some tips to share on how to make it through.
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Diabetes, Blood Sugars and You: Why You Should Be Testing More Often

Monitoring and testing blood sugars daily is an essential part of managing diabetes. By keeping a daily log, doctors can assess your treatment and progress.
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How to Own Your Diabetes Diagnosis

A diagnosis of diabetes can often strip a person of their confidence. However, through self-education, you're already owning your diabetes diagnosis.
by Belinda Bruner on July 21, 2017
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Having type 2 diabetes is obviously not ideal, but there are some positive aspects to receiving the diagnosis. Watch this video for a positive spin.
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Type 2 diabetes stigma can be as harmful and emotionally draining as the disease itself. As many as 84% of people with diabetes feel stigmatized by society.
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