We survived another week; now it's time to brag about that diabetes victory you had this week. Share your story!
Venezuela pleads to UN for help - Hospitals report 3% stock of medicine - Patients report no insulin - #VenezuelaWithoutInsulin #DiabetesAdvocates

Venezuela pleads to UN for help as medicine supplies dry up | News | DW.COM | 25.03.2017

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" I am 21-year-old engineering student who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 2 weeks ago." Let's all welcome this newly diagnosed member, and help him find answers to his questions.
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Which one do you prefer; milk or cream? Community members have been sharing their preferences and; oh my their experience and tips are amazing! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Keep the food in your fridge from going bad during the spring and summer storms. Here some tips from the USDA [ Bit.ly Link ]
Sophie Thacher is a web developer and former MedX ePatient building an app for testing, refining, & recording personalized insulin regimens
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This week Mike starts off by doing an unboxing of the health & ancestry kit from 23 And Me (23andMe.com) – then he speaks with Erin M. Akers about the March For Health which is coming up in many cities on April 1, 2017. After listening to the interview, head over to MarchForHealth.org to find out more! [ Tudiabetes.org Link ]
When to check your blood sugar? Choose different times on different days rather than the same time every day. One to two hours after a meal to see how your blood sugar is reacting. And every time you try something new, whether is food, medication, dosage or exercise. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Shailja, a registered dietician & nurse, is developing the South East Asian Diabetes Program in collaboration w/ Rutgers Medical School #multicultural #health
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Your body needs the right amount of glucose to operate efficiently, and low blood glucose can lead to a variety of symptoms affecting different parts of your body. Treat your hypoglycemia promptly!
You can identify that your insulin is not properly when you notice poor performance and unusual appearance. If you suspect your insulin has gone bad, don't take any chances: throw that bottle away and open a new one. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Breath in, breath out, and get ready for another beautiful day. Join your community... [ Bit.ly Link ]
Sarah is the Director of Operations of DiabetesSisters; their Minority Initiative helps #women of color living with #diabetes or #prediabetes #POC
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This week Mike starts off by doing an unboxing of the health & ancestry kit from 23 And Me ([ Bit.ly Link ] – then he speaks with Erin M. Akers about the March For Health which is coming up in many cities on April 1, 2017. After watching the interview, head over to [ Bit.ly Link ] to find out more! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Have you ever wondered which t2 medication works best? The decision about which medications work best for you depends on many factors, including your blood sugar level and any other health problems you may have. Your doctor might combine drugs from different classes to help you manage your blood sugar in a variety of ways. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Thank you, Lilly, ​for supporting our community!
Technology can help simplify diabetes tasks! A community member shares her excitement on how a CGM helped her lower her A1c. Read her story and get inspired!

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New to diabetes? We have compiled a vast and useful list of resources for you. Diabetes education is your key to better management. [ Tudiabetes.org Link ]