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National Commission on Diabetes

Did you see that Trump signed a bill to establish a “national commission of health care experts” on diabetes? I’m actually very excited about this! And what better time to do it than during National Diabetes Educator Week? My hope … Continue reading

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Fear and Hope

Fear slows us down. Fear takes away our strength and our power. Fear is a negative, draining approach. Even writing about fear brings me down. Hope, on the other hand, lifts us up and gives us strength. Hope gives us … Continue reading

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New Year, New Introduction

Welcome to my 2016 blog! Although this is my sixth year of blogging, I wanted to introduce myself to those of you who don’t know me (or need a reminder). I am Jane. I am a nurse and diabetes educator, … Continue reading

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Diabetes Responses

During the last two Live Interviews I’ve participated in on TuDiabetes, the topic of having “canned responses” has come up. The thought is that we could prepare some responses that are insightful, empowering, educational, supportive, strengths-based, and convey messages about diabetes and how … Continue reading

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Hope and Diabetes

Hope is one of the most important things we can incorporate into successful management of this chronic disease. Hope can help us maintain a positive attitude. Some people hang their hope on a goal A1C, a cure, or a prevention, or … Continue reading

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Good Diabetes News

Did you see my recent post about hope? Today I read a report on rates of complications related to diabetes – good news! Check this out: Since 1990 there was a 68% decrease in the rate of heart attacks and a … Continue reading

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Hope and Diabetes

We can’t live without hope. If we really stop and think about it, life runs on hope. Sometimes our hopes get dashed, but then we think of something else to hope for. Whether it’s personal achievement (school, work, athletics, performance), … Continue reading

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