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Learn how Roche helps patients manage their diabetes from the Head of Roche Diabetes Care, North America

In honor of Diabetes Awareness month, iHeartMedia produced iHeartRadio’s Living with Diabetes public affairs program, a show featuring information, tools and resources about the disease. Brad Moore, Head of Roche Diabetes Care for North America, was featured on the show and talked about what Roche Diabetes Care is doing to help people living with diabetes and examples about how the company is giving back to the community. Can you tell us a little about what it’s like to live with diabetes? Yes, of course, and in fact, November is National Diabetes Awareness month and November...

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No diabetes exercise resources? No problem. Here's how Christel made her own.

After moving to California and being inspired to get more fit, Christel noticed a lack of resources for managing blood sugar while exercising. So she decided to change that. She and her husband cofounded Diabetes Strong three years ago, and she agreed to chat with us about her experience. Have yo...

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Different activities: Different effects. Preparing to exercise depends on what you plan to do.

Christel, co-founder of Diabetes Strong talked to us about her experience managing blood sugar while exercising, and how different types of activity impact her blood sugar levels. These are some of the ideas she's been sharing with her coaching clients and on her blog, and are now becoming more wide...

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Forget the "diabetic diet." Instead, try these 6 tips for eating better every day.

Years ago, when a person was diagnosed with diabetes, they'd be sent home with a "diabetic meal plan" and a list of foods they shouldn't eat. Thank goodness those days are over. You may need to make some changes, but you can still enjoy the foods you love. And who knows—you may actually like a new w...

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The Diabetes Chef Table

Is it possible that diabetes can actually help your family? Diabetes is certainly a lot to manage, but it also provides a unique opportunity for families to better understand their wellness and develop healthy habits together, including the choices they make when it comes to mealtime. Food plays such a huge role in the life of a family. The dinner table is where we sit down to catch up at the end of a long day and holidays would not be the same without the usual spread of delicious eats. Recipes for those dishes might be passed down from generation to generation. But when you come home with...

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Dining Out with Diabetes

In honor of this year’s World Diabetes Day, we’re asking a challenging question: Which ways can diabetes actually help your family? Diabetes is certainly tough, but we also believe it can present families with unique opportunities to better understand their health and to work together to develop hea...

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Decoding Diabetes: How to Read a Nutrition Label

Have you ever thought about how diabetes can actually help your entire family get healthier? Managing diabetes well means being disciplined and thoughtful about every food you choose, which creates a real opportunity to think more carefully about what is in the food you and your family eat. Shopp...

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How to Safely Work Out with Diabetes

A diabetes diagnosis can impact every member of your family. But have you ever thought about the positive effects diabetes can have on the ones you love? For example, one important part of effectively managing diabetes is staying physically active. When you find opportunities to include friends a...

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How Parents with Diabetes can Make Their Wellness a Family Priority

For many of us, diabetes is a family affair. Especially when a parent has diabetes, managing the disease with physical activity and healthy food choices can impact every member of the family. This World Diabetes Day, we’re thinking about this as an opportunity to explore the ways diabetes can actually help the entire family get healthy. What do you do when your kids want pizza but you know your blood sugar has been high today? Or when you need to burn some energy but you can’t get your kids to get off the couch and go to the park with you? As a parent managing diabetes, you have an opportun...

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