November 14 is World Diabetes Day. This year in honor of the day and to raise awareness for the Diabetes Hands Foundation and Dash celebrated at the downtown Berkely Bart Station.
These kids have an easier time checking their blood sugar thanks to Jerry the Bear. Jerry is an interactive way to teach type 1 kids how to manay a healthy diet, check blood glucose levels and recognize diabetes symptoms.
Checking blood sugars may not be a diabetics favorite task when it comes to managing their diabetes, but without it they could be doing themselves more harm than anything. By checking your blood sugar, it may be a bit annoying but knowing where you are and where you were will help you get to that ideal blood sugar level you want to be at.
For type 1 Kerri being athletic or joining in on physical activities didn’t come easy. From obstacle courses to playing a game of soccer, Kerri found it to be one of her worse nightmares to do something athletic in front of people.
Managing diabetes can be a challenge, no matter if the disease affects a child or the parent. Often, reaching out to other people who are going through a similar journey can be helpful. Getting support, answers to questions, and bouncing ideas off of one another is helpful and refreshing. Listen… Read More →
As we educate you all with diabetes tips, tricks, and experiences that we deem beneficial, here’s something that hits close to home. GreaterGood’s very own videographer, Lynn Peterson, gives us a first-hand look at managing his diabetes during a trip to Thailand to document GreaterGood Humanitarian Partners.
Have you or loved one been diagnosed with diabetes but are unfamiliar with what it’s all about? Look no further as we take you through the diabetes alphabet. From terminology, management tips, and how to stay healthy, you’ll be able to show diabetes who’s boss!