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Inspiration Exchange Diabetes Moments Episode 1: Introducing the Inspiration Exchange Diabetes Moments Podcast with Shelley and Todd

In Episode 1 of Inspiration Exchange Diabetes Moments, Cherise had the opportunity to chat with Shelley Landes and Todd Laderach from Roche Diabetes Care Customer Marketing team about peer support, new strategy and more. Show Notes Get to know Shelley and Todd from the Customer Marketing Team Evolution of Roche Diabetes Care US social media content and engagement The motivation behind the Inspiration Exchange Importance of peer support and why Roche Diabetes Care US is hyper-focused on peer connections and resources What’s next for Roche Diabetes Care US social...

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Real person. Real savings. Paul's experience with the Accu-Chek® Guide SimplePay program.*

Tired of his flexible spending account (FSA) running out by mid-year due to copays, Paul A gave the Accu-Chek Guide SimplePay program a try. We asked him to chat with us about his experience. It's important to note that, as with all Accu-Chek Update interviews, Paul is a real person with diabetes—no...

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Why knowing more can lead to better management

Ever since we were born, most of us were hard wired to pester the adults around us with one simple, repetitive question: WHY? Don't touch that. Why? Eat your vegetables. Why? Do your homework. Why? We're born to wonder, explore and question. Have you ever noticed that the better you unde...

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We're taking diabetes by the horns! A behind-the-scenes look at #BuckOffDiabetes.

It started with a segment on Good Morning America, gained steam at the iHeartCountry Festival in Austin and continued onto Jimmy Kimmel's stage. Here's a little look at the fun in Austin with country singer and Accu-Chek® Guide user Ben Rue.* We've loved watching Ben continue his meteoric rise in...

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Think you're at risk of diabetes? Here's what you can do now.

Of the more than 30 million Americans who have diabetes, about 7 million don't even know it yet.1 If you think you might be at risk of diabetes, either because someone in your family has type 2 diabetes, you're carrying too much weight or you've been told you have "prediabetes," it's best to find out now, while you can take steps to prevent the disease from developing. In fact, research has shown that up to three in five people at risk of diabetes may be able to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by losing weight, eating better and increasing physical activity.2 That means there are steps you...

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Keep your kid cool, busy and in-range this summer

Summer diabetes care for kids can be a real roller coaster—literally and figuratively. They're often more active, doing things they don't get to do during the school year (like riding roller coasters!). Food and sleep routines may go out the window. So how can you help keep your child's numbers from...

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Work with your healthcare team to determine the right diabetes treatment for you.

If you've just been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be feeling a range of emotions right now—from frustration and anger to denial. The good news, however, is that diabetes can be managed. You may need to make some changes to your lifestyle, and you might begin taking medication, but ultimately, dia...

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Type 2 Diabetes

By far the most common type of diabetes, type 2 diabetes affects more than 27 million Americans—many of whom don't even know they have it yet. Type 2 diabetes used to be called "adult onset" diabetes, but now we know that it can affect children, too.1 When you have type 2 diabetes, your body does...

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Type 1 Diabetes

Previously known as "juvenile diabetes," because it primarily affects children, we now know that type 1 diabetes can affect people at any age. In type 1 diabetes, a person's pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone necessary for the body to get energy from food. That energy, in the form of glucose, stays in the blood unless insulin is taken via injections or an insulin pump. By regularly checking blood sugar and calibrating food and insulin carefully, a person with type 1 diabetes can keep blood glucose levels in a safe range and help head off long-term health problems that can result fr...

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