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Looking Backward and Looking Ahead By Clay Wirestone

February 27, 2015

I have been diabetic for a very long time. I don’t want to say how long exactly, lest I date myself. But let’s just say that I was younger than ten years old when I was diagnosed, and I am older than 30 years old now. It’s been a long time, a majority of my […]

Posted in: Blog, Clay Wirestone, Diabetes, Diabetes Health, Insulin

Diabetes Counselor Copes by Focusing on Others By Tanya Caylor

February 26, 2015

Marty Tschannen’s been having trouble with her A1C count. She’s worried that may be damaging to her eyes. Talking to other people and counseling them; focusing on their problems, offering advice helps the 69 year old volunteer diabetes counselor put her own diabetes in perspective. Learning to Adapt “When you’re first diagnosed, you’re just devastated,” […]

Posted in: A1c, Blog, Depression, Diabetes, Diabetes Health, Type 2

Avalanche Blaster Kim Kircher By Brenda Neugent

February 24, 2015

When most people look at Crystal Mountain, which stands in the shadows of Washington’s Mt. Rainier, they are in awe of the snow-swept rocks that tower the sky. Kim Kircher, 44, just sees her workplace. Kim learned to ski around the same time she learned to walk. She is one of 1,500 avalanche blasters in […]

Posted in: Blog, Brenda Neugent, Diabetes, Diabetes Health

We Care For Each Other By Meagan Esler

February 23, 2015

The other day a volunteer rushed up to me on the sales floor of the shop I managed and said that her fellow volunteer, who had Type 2 diabetes, was dealing with low blood sugar. She knew that I live with Type 1 diabetes, and she asked if she could give her some peanut M&M’s. […]

Posted in: Blog, Blood Sugar, Blood Sugar Targets, Diabetes, Diabetes Health, Meagan Esler, Type 2 Diabetes, Volenteering

Diabetes Health: Word Puzzle #1 Solution

February 21, 2015

If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please emailpuzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write “add me to your weekly word puzzle list.” If you would like us to create a word puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post your challenge online. In […]

Posted in: A1c, Blog, Blood Glucose, Blood Glucose Meter, Blood Sugar, Blood Sugar Test Strips, Carbohydrates, Crossword Puzzle Solution, Diabetes, Diabetes Health, Insulin, Lancet, Medication

Diabetes Remain Stable While Obesity Rates Going Up: By Brenda Neugent

February 20, 2015

There’s good and bad news on the health front right now. Even though, our waistlines are getting bigger, which is bad news when it comes to cardiovascular disease, new cases of diabetes are remaining stable. Diabetes is being diagnosed more often now than in recent decades, according to a study that appeared in the American […]

Posted in: Blog, Brenda Neugent, Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Diabetes Health, Obesity

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