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Gestational Diabetes develops during pregnancy, causing high blood sugar for both the mother & baby.  Learn how to lower blood sugar levels to protect yourself & your baby.

If you’ve got unused diabetes supplies that you no longer need, don’t throw them away! Here are several easy ways that you can donate your supplies to others.
Learn how you can get affordable insulin without insurance coverage
Why we use A1C, what values are recommended, and what impacts A1C – everything from anemia to vitamins
The diaTribe Foundation hosted a day of lively discussions on standardizing and implementing outcomes #BeyondA1c in drug development, FDA approval, research, and access...
UCSF’s Dr. Robert Lustig explains how we all can reduce our consumption of sugar and processed foods and why it’s important for promoting health
How can fruit affect blood sugar, and are there certain types of fruit that are better for people with diabetes?
Adding 20 new factors, a whole new category on behavior and decisions, and research on unexpected things that impact blood sugar and diabetes
At our virtual Musings Under the Moon #8 gathering, experts in health equity gathered to discuss what health equity really means, what its barriers are, and what actions...
Public speaking professor Alan Uphold shares his experiences with severe low blood sugars and explains why it’s so important to communicate with your loved ones and care...
Too many people experience blame, shame, and judgment following a gestational diabetes diagnosis. Find out about new research looking into the stigma around pregnancy-...
What are artificial sweeteners, can people with diabetes consume them, and why are they controversial? Here we share advice and break down the types of sugar substitutes...
There are several coverage options for those who are unemployed, with special options in place during the COVID-19 national emergency.
Using Bright Spots & Landmines to increase Time in Range and quality of life – a Zoom presentation with JDRF North Carolina.
Gestational diabetes affects as many as 1 in 10 pregnancies in the US and can have negative consequences for both the parent and the baby. Proper exercise may help you...
For people with diabetes, using a reliable and safe method of birth control is essential in avoiding an unplanned, and potentially dangerous, pregnancy. By understanding...
If done safely, every person with diabetes can benefit from exercise, but there are unique advantages for women. Unfortunately, women with diabetes face barriers to...
Expert advice on preparing for the coronavirus: prescription refills, sick day kits, and general precautions. Updated 3/17/20
How a simple mindset trick transformed how I view blood sugars and use my diabetes data
At ATTD 2022, researchers discussed the latest research on pregnancy, menstrual cycles, and overall health outcomes in women with diabetes. Diabetes technology can be a...
What do these numbers mean, what’s the target, and how can they provide insight into better diabetes management? Example days included!

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