BFC 031: The Daily Phone Call - A Father's Day Message

The phone rings and the phone number that shows up in the caller ID is familiar to me.  I will answer this one because I KNOW who is calling and I want to talk - to him!

Too often these days our phones ring and the number is “unavailable” or “unknown” or it comes from a zip code that is local but no name is associated with it.  Too often the caller id is some political entity or an organization that wants your attention, or you may have contributed to in the past but you’re not in a position to repeat the donation this year. We hear regularly that scammers are “reaching out” via phone and internet and we’re cautioned to not engage, no matter what.  Robocalls bombard us throughout the day in spite of the government’s efforts to thwart them. Noise, noise, noise!

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How Diabetics Can Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

This year’s Cinco de Mayo conveniently falls on Taco Tuesday, and with a little planning, patients with diabetes can enjoy the annual celebration. Despite the reputation that Mexican food has for being high in fat and carbs, it’s possible to make healthier swaps that keep your eating on track.
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BFC 029: 10 Ways B Vitamins Maintain Energy During Quarantine

As the period of quarantine continues around the world, patients with diabetes continue to be at greater risk of developing complications related to the COVID 19 virus. Aside from taking necessary precautions to protect against exposure to the virus, people living with diabetes can proactively improve their diets to boost their immune systems and their overall physical health. 
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BFC 028: How Diabetics Can Plan for Coronavirus Before They Get Sick

Coronavirus has disrupted life as we know it, but as the quarantine continues, patients with diabetes can take a proactive role in their own health. Though diabetic patients don’t have greater chances of contracting the virus, they have a greater likelihood of complications if they do get sick, especially if their diabetes is uncontrolled. By planning ahead and preparing for a variety of possibilities, you can protect yourself and ensure your continued health.
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