Checking Your Blood Sugar

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.Robert Collier Why is it important to check my blood sugar? Checking your blood sugar is very important for informing yourself and your doctor of the effects of your food, meds, and activities on your blood sugar. Regular blood sugar testing can also […]

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How to Connect to My Diabetes Home

How to Connect to My Diabetes Home

Learn how to connect your EMR, Fitbit and more! Jump to: How to Connect EMR How to Connect Fitbit How to Enter Sweepstakes   First of all: What’s an EMR? An Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is the electronic documentation of a patient’s health history including medical information such as a patient’s chronic medical conditions, diagnoses, […]

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Gestational Diabetes: What Is It?

gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is unlike type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It develops during pregnancy and typically goes away after the birth. It can affect nearly 10 percent of pregnant women, making it one of the most common health risks during pregnancy. But what exactly is gestational diabetes?  A woman’s hormones naturally change while she is […]

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I Have Prediabetes. What now?

Having prediabetes means that your blood glucose is higher than normal, but not high enough for you to be classified as having diabetes. Someone with prediabetes will have a very high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or having a stroke. Having high blood glucose can have a damaging effect on your heart […]

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