• Ernesto Prado

    Ernesto Prado

    It’s just the kind of flip comment those out of the diabetes loop might say to those in it. “Really? You’re struggling? It’s not like it’s … rocket science.”  But is it? Who better to […]

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  • Your Rights, One Voice: Alicia and Darcie’s Story

    Your Rights, One Voice: Alicia and Darcie’s Story

    Alicia Shantz of Dearborn, Michigan, was looking at a police officer job listing for the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office when she noticed something odd. The job application included the following: “In order to be a […]

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  • Legumes for Diabetes Meal Plans

    The humble legume – not so flashy, not so chic – shouldn’t be so humble. After all, no other vegetable has as much protein. Not to mention that beans, peas and lentils – collectively known […]

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  • Healthy Eating in Winter?

    Healthy Eating in Winter?

    Do you tend to put on extra weight in winter? If so, you may not be alone. Whether due to a decrease in physical activity, a holdover from the holiday season’s eatings or from the […]

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  • Living with Diabetes in College: Dorian

    Living with Diabetes in College: Dorian

    For young adults living with diabetes, preparing for college can be a difficult time. Managing diabetes while trying to make sense of a new world, social network and expectations can be especially challenging. You’re not […]

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  • Goof-Proof Your Workplace

    Don’t let a lack of planning in the workplace undermine your healthful eating habits and diabetes management strategy. Here are ten goof-proofing tips I share with my clients. (Be sure to check with your diabetes […]

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  • Living with Diabetes in College: Arianna

    Living with Diabetes in College: Arianna

    For young adults living with diabetes, preparing for college can be a difficult time. Managing diabetes while trying to make sense of a new world, social network and expectations can be especially challenging. You’re not […]

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  • Healthful Eating in a Food Desert

    Many of us know we should be eating more vegetables, fruits and other healthful foods. But unfortunately, more than 20 million Americans live in “food deserts” – that is, urban or rural communities with limited […]

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  • Tips for a Happier Holiday Season

    Tips for a Happier Holiday Season

    For some people, the holidays may be a challenging time, especially if you live with diabetes. The season offers many temptations, and the pressure to indulge may feel overwhelming. But a little planning and a […]

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  • Alex Carlson Shoots for the Gold

    Alex Carlson Shoots for the Gold

    It’s cold on the ice but Alex Carlson’s focus is point one. She’s just pushed a “stone” (the granite device thrown by curlers during the game) out toward the “house” (the three concentric circles where […]

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