Friday, April 24, 2015

Healthy Habits: Living with Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex and often overwhelming disease that requires ongoing patient awareness and self-management.  For the millions of Americans who live with the disease, there can be mental and physical barriers that challenge their daily activities.
Diabetes requires continual blood sugar monitoring, meal planning, exercise and stress management. Medication may be needed for the rest of their lives, including insulin, which often requires multiple injections per day.
I recently had a chance to interview, Tami Ross, a nationally-known Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietician who will discuss the “Dynamic Duos” education campaign, which champions the role of diabetes educators in empowering people with diabetes and their caregivers with tips and resources to successfully manage their diabetes.

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