Expert Blog Posts

  • Nov. 05, 2013

    A day in the life of diabetes

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. November is diabetes awareness month and its aim is to educate Americans about diabetes and encourage them to take steps to lower their risk. 8 comments
  • Oct. 11, 2013

    Diabetes: Take baby steps toward healthy lifestyle changes

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. When making lifestyle changes to manage diabetes, consider starting with small, realistic, measurable steps. 16 comments
  • May 24, 2013

    Still pricking your finger for blood glucose monitoring?

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Those who must monitor blood glucose readings are still waiting for a new method that's safe, accurate and non-invasive. 37 comments
  • April 24, 2013

    Coping with diabetes: Helping your loved one

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Manage the delicate balance between helping and hovering when your loved one has diabetes. 10 comments
  • March 16, 2013

    Types of diabetes

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Understand the key differences between some types of diabetes. 30 comments
  • Feb. 27, 2013

    Taking diabetes drugs

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. What gets in the way of you taking your diabetes drugs? 34 comments
  • Feb. 13, 2013

    Insulin or medication?

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Explore possible reasons your doctor might suggest trying oral medications before insulin if you have type 2 diabetes. 15 comments
  • Jan. 23, 2013

    Diabetes, cold weather

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. If your blood sugar level rises as temperatures drop, some advice to keep your diabetes in check. 7 comments
  • Aug. 14, 2012

    Getting motivated

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Tips for getting motivated when managing your diabetes gets tough. 15 comments
  • Aug. 01, 2012

    Diabetes and self-talk

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Don't let negative thinking, or self-talk, get in the way of your diabetes management. 18 comments
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