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Making Meaning of a Life with Diabetes

The expression “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade” may have merit when it comes to living with a chronic condition. This is an outlook with which my parents raised me—that diabetes was tough, but we should remain optimistic. And moreover, that we would help other people do the same, which we have been doing …

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Gluten Free Buffet at FFL Orlando 2018

Screening for Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition where the body reacts to gluten, a protein that is found in foods such as wheat, barley, and rye.1 When someone with celiac disease consumes gluten, it can damage the lining of the small intestine and cause absorption issues. This can further complicate blood glucose management if the person …

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Using Smart Insulin Pens in Kids

Having options for managing diabetes is so important because people are different and have different needs. This is also important for children who have diabetes, some of whom do not want to wear an insulin pump. What’s great is that there are more options than just pens or syringes, there are also smart pens. What …

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How do you usually check for ketones?
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Question from Georgia, USA:
How can I help lower my grandson’s risk for getting type 2 diabetes?
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