Thank You for Making a Difference!

As we near the end of 2023, Drs. E+P would like to thank you for being part of the TCOYD community and helping in our mission to educate, motivate, and empower people with diabetes around the world. Your support has improved the lives of millions of people, including many who don’t have regular access to diabetes education and resources. With your help, we’ve reached over 10 million people from 50 states and over 200 countries this year, and we plan to reach even more people in 2024.

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Words of Wisdom from Drs. E+P to Start the Year off Right!

Dose of Dr. E Witticisms

It’s a new year and a fresh start, so fuhgeddabout any epic fails from the past and join us in kicking off 2023 with positive vibes. We’re sharing a few of our all-time favorite quotes and words of encouragement on living well with diabetes that we hope you’ll carry with you through the year.

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Post-Meal High Blood Sugars: How to “Strike the Spike”!

Dose of Drs. E+P, how to strike the post meal spike

One of the most common challenges for people with diabetes is trying to prevent blood sugars from shooting up after meals. Drs. E and P have been managing spikes for over 75 years between the two of ’em, and they offer clear-cut suggestions on how to keep post-meal highs at bay.

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How to Eat 3 Donuts and Stay In Range

Steve and Jeremy can turn almost anything into friendly competition, and here they use two different methods to try to stay in range after crushing three donuts. But let’s be clear: this was not an excuse to chow down on maple gazed, but rather to point out that, when you’re equipped with the right tools and the right education, you can eat the foods you like in moderation. But donut try this at home…

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Diabetes & the COVID-19 Vaccine: We Got Ours and Our Bromance is BACK!

We couldn’t wait until the COVID-19 vaccines arrived, but now that they are here, we have questions. Are they safe? Will they affect people with diabetes differently? Can you be a carrier for COVID-19 even after you get vaccinated? Dr. E. and Dr. P. answer the most commonly asked questions about the current U.S. options from Moderna and Pfizer.

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COVID-19 & Diabetes: A Great Time to Evaluate Your Diabetes Regimen at Home!

With sheltering at home guidelines still in place, it can be challenging to keep diabetes management a priority. However, there’s a lot you can do to keep your diabetes regimen on track. Dr. Edelman and Dr. Pettus delve into areas you can check on yourself, including basal doses, insulin sensitivity/correction factors, carb ratios, pre-and-post meal blood sugars and lifestyle modifications. Take this time to take control of your diabetes!

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