Afra Willmore
Afra Willmore
October 23, 2018
One of the things diabetics often worry about is hypoglycemia - their blood sugar dropping dangerously low suddenly and unexpectedly without them noticing.

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Diabetes Support Groups

Why You Should Consider Joining a Diabetes Support Group

Diabetes support groups are a great place to meet others living with the condition, learn new ways to cope, and a safe place to ask questions or vent.
68 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on March 13, 2018
Diabetes Kit

Preparing a Diabetes Kit for Emergency Situations

It’s important to prepare for the worst, both at home and while traveling. By preparing an emergency diabetes kit, you'll be ready for any event.
109 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on February 8, 2018
Diabetes and the Holidays

9 Tips for Surviving and Enjoying The Holidays With Diabetes

Diabetes and the holidays – it’s all about preparation. The holiday season can be rough, but Rebecca has some tips to share on how to make it through.
19 found this helpful by Rebecca Paciorek on December 7, 2017
Testing Blood Sugars

Diabetes, Blood Sugars and You: Why You Should Be Testing More Often

Monitoring and testing blood sugars daily is an essential part of managing diabetes. By keeping a daily log, doctors can assess your treatment and progress.
62 found this helpful by Rebecca Paciorek on November 1, 2017
Owning Your Diabetes Diagnosis

Owning Your Diabetes Diagnosis

A diagnosis of diabetes can often strip a person of their confidence. However, through self-education, you're already owning your diabetes diagnosis.
81 found this helpful by Belinda Bruner on July 21, 2017
Diabetes Diagnosis

I’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes. Now What?

There’s no good time to find out you have a chronic illness. When you get a diabetes diagnosis, these steps will help you get started on the right track
75 found this helpful by Rebecca Paciorek on May 9, 2017
Video Positives About Diabetes video

5 Positives About Diabetes

Having type 2 diabetes is obviously not ideal, but there are some positive aspects to receiving the diagnosis. Watch this video for a positive spin.
186 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on May 9, 2016
Diabetes Stigma

How to Deal With Diabetes Stigma

Type 2 diabetes stigma can be as harmful and emotionally draining as the disease itself. As many as 84% of people with diabetes feel stigmatized by society.
239 found this helpful by Afra Willmore and Eric Patterson on March 8, 2016
Infographic type 2 diabetes spoon theory infographic

Using the Spoon Theory to Explain Type 2 Diabetes

If you live with chronic illness, explaining your condition can be tough. The spoon theory was created to do just that, and has since become so much more.
48 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on March 7, 2016
Diabetes Stress Management

What’s So Important About Diabetes Stress Management?

Diabetics who are regularly stressed are more likely to have poor blood glucose levels, so take control with these diabetes stress management tips.
171 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on November 17, 2015
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