Traveling can be stressful enough without adding diabetes to the mix, but there’s one thing you can do to help make the experience as smooth as possible – plan ahead. Dr. Edelman shares some tips on how to make your travel experience the most worry-free it can be.read more →
The only thing worse than being around a ton of candy at Halloween is being around annoying people who try to tell you that you SHOULDN’T eat all that candy at Halloween. So what’s a person to do? Dr. E has some great advice on how to enjoy the holiday while navigating the deluge of sweets and treats.read more →
Blood sugar testing at the dinner table? A diabetic downing a dessert? The horror!
Dr. Edelman shares some creative reminders on how NOT to dine with a diabetic.
“Standard Deviation” can sound like an intimidating term, but all it means is how much our blood sugars bounce around from day to day. It can be a really useful tool to help us know what times of day we’re in range, and where we might need to make some adjustments for better control.read more →
Most people who have lived with diabetes for awhile know how important it is to have your A1c checked routinely, but there are several other “regularly scheduled maintenance” checkups Dr. Edelman recommends to help protect you against complications down the road.read more →
What the heck are cure-based therapies? Well, the AP is not a cure but a darned good form of therapy that will bridge the gap until there is a cure. This talk will focus on the area of research that is going for the gold…a real cure…from prevention for our loved ones who have tested positive with diabetes-causing antibodies to the implantation of islet cells. This panel of experts has some of the world’s smartest folks in this space and will leave viewers with some real hope…and hope is where it’s at!read more →
You can’t stop the waves of fluctuating blood glucose levels but you can learn to surf. For those considering or already using Continuous Glucose Monitoring, this talk is for you. Dr. Stephen Ponder, a pediatric endocrinologist and a type 1 himself, takes you beyond the basics and shows you a better way to manage your blood glucose levels. He debunks the myths surrounding classic diabetes management while teaching you a better way. Watch him “Hang Ten”!read more →