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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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Meet Ben Rue, your new favorite country singer

You don't have to be a country music fan (yet) to love Ben Rue. His positive attitude and incredible talent are winning over people everywhere. And chances are you've heard his song, "I Can't Wait (Be my Wife)" at a wedding this year. But long before he was a popular member of the Nashville count...

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At work, school or anywhere―you have a right to be healthy

It's ironic that, with diabetes, appearing healthy can cause hiccups at work or school. But just because people can't see diabetes doesn't mean you have to put your health on hold in public places, at work or in other settings. Legally, wherever you go, you have a right to bring diabetes care sup...

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​Good reasons to open your home and heart to a pet

​It's national pet month, and there's a good chance you've run across an adoption event over the past few weeks. Those cute little fur-babies are so tempting—perhaps it's time to give in. You already know that pets offer wonderful emotional benefits, but did you know that they can provide physica...

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Jet lag. Lows. Time zones. How Austin reduces travel anxiety.

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 8, and now a busy actor in L.A. (appearing most recently in episodes of Lucifer and Scorpion), Austin has learned a few tricks for managing his blood sugar while traveling to film locations or just heading away for the weekend. Here's what he had to say. As an actor, your routine has to be fairly unpredictable. How do you manage that? I've been using an insulin pump since the late '90s, and I have a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). But then I test my blood sugar throughout the day to make sure it's all calibrated. On set, I'd check about 7 or 8 tim...

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7 tips for getting a good night's sleep

Fall is fully taking hold, schedules are changing, days are getting shorter and you may find that you're having a hard time getting a good night's sleep. Plus, diabetes can contribute to sleep problems. Apnea, or difficulty breathing, is fairly common in people with type 2.1 Neuropathy―damage to the...

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Helpful tips for getting a good night’s sleep - Infographic

Tips for sleeping better

Try these tips for sleeping better, whether you have diabetes or not. Get a better night's sleep using a few simple methods outlined in this infographic. View Infographic As Text Want more content like this? Sign up for the Accu-Chek Update email newsletter. Sign Up Now Helpfu...

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Is it depression? Recognize the signs.

For many people, the holidays aren't filled with joy and laughter. A few hectic weeks of parties and family get-togethers can dredge up old feelings of anger, regret, stress or loneliness. It's no wonder that the end of the year makes people feel blue. But is it depression? Here's how to tell. Ar...

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Amore

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. - Mother Teresa It's the season of amore. So let's create some love! What better way is there to feel loved than to give love to other people? Pen some praise. It's easy to turn to social media when something goes wrong. Balance your karma by posting at least as many positive reviews. Write a letter to someone's boss to say they did a great job bagging your groceries, helping you check in, whatever. Share what you love. Play cards at the senior center. Walk dogs at the animal shelter. Crochet baby...

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