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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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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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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10 Diabetic Friendly Easter Dishes You Should Try

The holidays can always be a challenging time for diabetics. Especially when not everyone in your family abides by or understand your dietary restrictions. As a mother in a household where my husband battled diabetes and neuropathy, I had to identify healthy, delicious dishes that would be appetizing for the whole family. To assist you I put together a list of 10 amazing Easter dishes you can use this Easter. 
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5 Healthy Alternative Halloween Treats

Did you know that during Halloween people consume more than 7,000 calories of sugar and that more than 600 million pounds of candy are given out each year? Now that’s a lot of sugar! But, there are alternative treats you can have this Halloween.  We gathered 5 alternative treats you can make or have this year. They are simple and most impo...
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