In February we turn our attention to our heart health. Heart disease is the #1 killer of Americans and diabetes increases your risk. In keeping with my holistic view of how the body works, I thought I would frame the heart into the three parts of the self – body, mind and spirit. Both the heart and the color red have meanings in all three realms. Let’s take a look.
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A New Way for the New Year
Happy New Year! Great to connect with you as always! I hope you enjoyed your holidays. If you are like me, they looked a bit different this year. I assume 2021 might be a bit different as well, so I want to offer you some new some strategies that offer a New Way for...
It’s a fact! Coaching is the next generation of diabetes care.
It's National Diabetes Awareness Month! A time to highlight the realities of living with diabetes and promote new and better ways to live long, healthy lives. In the past year, I have seen coaching emerge as a key talking point in the diabetes arena, so I thought I...
Question: Why Can’t I Change and Do Diabetes Better?
The answer to the question “Why can’t I change and do diabetes better?” is quite simple. You are stuck in a rut and your approach is wrong.
Managing Diabetes Stress When Things Get Tough
Managing diabetes stress is part of living with the illness. That is just a fact. By its very nature it's unpredictable and doesn't play fair, so even on a good day it can present challenges. But add to it the stress of the current COVID19 pandemic and we see all...
Back to the Basics – The Types of Diabetes
I think one of the most confusing parts about diabetes is that it is really many different conditions that have the same name. Even though there are many different causes, all types of diabetes result in abnormally high levels of sugar (also called glucose) in the blood. In this post, I’ll just cover the 2 most common forms – Type 1 and Type 2.