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Lifestyle12/10/13‘Tis the SeasonDOC members share their advice for staying on track over the holidays. Via diabetesmineHealth & Fitness12/10/13Power in GroupsCynthia Jones, who lives with type 2 diabetes, describes how she found support and comfort in a group program. Via Health & Fitness12/09/13A T2 JourneyHow one woman found a path to wellness after a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Via tudiabetesFood & Nutrition12/09/13Healthful HolidaysA Sweet Life offers some suggestions for sticking to a meal plan this festive season. Via A Sweet LifePeople & Celebrities12/05/13A Special PlaceWhat the TuDiabetes community has meant to d-blogger Scott Johnson. Via ScottsdiabetesLifestyle12/03/13Turning 30A DOC member explores how living with diabetes prepared her for a milestone birthday. Via a sweet lifeHealth & Fitness11/22/13Athletic Benefits?Researchers are studying whether former endurance athletes have a lower risk of developing T2 diabetes. Via SmartbriefHealth & Fitness12/04/1368 Years of Diabetes HealthRichard Vaughn, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1945, shares his inspiring story. Via
Did You Know?
- To help avoid airport security delays, travel with a letter from your doctor that outlines the details of the medications and devices you need.– via University of Alabama Birmingham Comprehensive Diabetes Center
- Diabetes is one of the first diseases ever described; a mention of it was found on an Egyptian manuscript from c. 1500 BC.– via The Ebers Papyrus, Original research
- Musicians Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Nick Jonas, and Tony Bennett all have diabetes.– via D Life
- French artist Paul Cézanne, famous for his still life paintings, had diabetes.– via D Life
- Following an exercise program that includes both aerobic activity and strength training may help manage blood sugar levels more effectively than one type of exercise alone.– via National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC)