Diabetes Diabetes Awareness Month Articles

How to Rejuvenate Your Fight for Diabetes Advocacy

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

One way to be a good advocate is to show others what living with diabetes is really like.

Community Perspective: The Big Blue Test

By Tom Betar No Comments

Learn about the Big Blue Test and how you can use your exercise habits to make a difference.

Community Perspective: Diabetes Tips and Tricks

By Tom Betar No Comments

This week's community perspective gives those with diabetes a chance to share their insights and experiences on a wide range of issues.

Community Perspective: How Can You Be an E-Patient?

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

For our most recent community chat, we welcomed special guest Deborah Greenwood, PhD, diabetes program coordinator, and diabetes clinical nurse specialist.

Community Perspective: Travel Smart With Diabetes

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Learn about traveling with diabetes from Susan G. Weiner, RD and 2015 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year.

Diabetes Myth: People with Diabetes Can't Donate Blood

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Can people with diabetes donate blood? Have you ever been turned away from a donation center? Find the truth about this myth.

Diabetes Myth: You Can't Have Diabetes If You're Not Overweight

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

"You can't have diabetes! You're not overweight!" Have you ever heard this myth?

Diabetes Myth: Diabetics Can't Ever Eat Sugar

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Diabetes Myth: You have diabetes, you can't eat sugar! Get the truth behind this myth.

Diabetes Myth: Weight Loss Cures Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Diabetes Myth: Weight loss cures diabetes. Find out if this myth has any truth to it.

Diabetes Myth: Only Kids Get Type 1 and Only Adults Get Type 2

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Can adults get diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? And kids with type 2? Find the answer to this myth.

Diabetes Myth: Diabetes Is a Death Sentence

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Some people fear that a diabetes diagnosis means their life is over. Find the answer to this diabetes myth here.

Diabetes Myth: Diabetics Can't Exercise or Their Blood Sugar Will Go Too Low

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Can someone with diabetes safely exercise? Won't it cause blood sugar to go too low? Get the answer to this myth.

Community Perspective: Using the Diabetes Online Community for Positive Change

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

In this weeks community discussion, we addressed the importance of community advocacy and key actions that need to be taken.

Diabetes Myth: No Tattoos for Diabetics

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Diabetes Myth: You're diabetic, you can't get a tattoo

Diabetes Myth: Everyone Who's Overweight Will Get Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Diabetes Myth: Everyone Who's Overweight Will Get Diabetes

Diabetes myth: People with diabetes cannot eat potatoes, pasta, or bananas.

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

Diabetes Myth: People with diabetes cannot eat potatoes, pasta, or bananas. Find the truth.