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How to Keep Fit During the Holidays

We all make resolutions every year to keep fit whether we have diabetes or not. The difference is that as people with diabetes, we need to keep fit, and we know that even if we don’t do anything about it. One only has to read the medical abstracts and the articles on this site each […]

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Setting Realistic New Year’s Goals for Your Diabetes How to Get Started

It’s January and the time for New Year’s resolutions. For those of us with a chronic disease it may be the time to set goals for the new year concerning how we take care of ourselves. The problem with making these goals with little forethought as to what they are and how to carry them […]

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Holiday Stress and Ways to Cope with It

We all know the child-like expectations that TV and movies portray around holiday time. We see the miracle of Scrooge, families reuniting, and joy and warmth fill the air. The real world may have little to do with this fantasy. What really can happen is that old wounds are reopened, people are overcrowded in a […]

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12 Perfect Gifts for People with Diabetes

In an age when Santa often shops from a catalogue or on the Internet, what to give a person with diabetes is not always easy. If you’re looking for your wife — diamonds are always nice; if the gift is for your special man, try a season ticket for his favorite professional sports team. But, […]