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Mixing Alcohol and Diabetes

With the holiday season upon us, you may find yourself being offered more wine, beer, and mixed drinks than usual. If you have diabetes, there’s a bit more to consider than whether you prefer red or white wine. It’s important to understand how alcohol affects the body and what that means for your diabetes care. …

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Feelings of Guilt among Parents of Children Living with Diabetes: Unshackling the Chains

Type 1 diabetes is a life-changing diagnosis for both children and their parents. Many parents experience feelings of guilt around the time of diagnosis as well as thereafter. Although this feeling is common, understanding guilt and how it influences parenting can allow you to decide if and how you might want guilt to play a …

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Financial Stress & Diabetes

Healthcare in the United States is something that has been a hot topic in the news in recent years. We have a unique system and when compared to other high-income countries, we spend more money, but we have a lower life expectancy.1 Diabetes is one of the most expensive conditions in the United States.  Here …

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