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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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Paper is for origami, not diabetes logbooks

In partnership with: BY SCOTT JOHNSON (MYSUGR) Article originally published on the mySugr Blog I think I speak for many people with diabetes (PWD’s) when I say that manually keeping track of diabetes data is a lot of work! But there are a lot of things we do that take work. Like brushing...

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What has my data done for me lately?

In partnership with: BY FREDRIK DEBONG (MYSUGR) Article originally published on the mySugr Blog The word “data” is one of the most annoying buzzwords around the diabetes community. Data is only as useful as you make it – on a personal as well as on a company level. Having tons of data means...

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Motivation in diabetes – a myth?

In partnership with: BY FREDRIK DEBONG (MYSUGR) Article originally published on the mySugr Blog “Wow, your sugar’s really high! What did you do?!?” – a perfect example of a comment I've heard many times in my life with type 1 diabetes. Yeah… we know We know that the number is high, and...

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3 reasons diabetes makes you awesome

In partnership with: BY ANNE KAINZ (MYSUGR) Article originally published on the mySugr Blog Everyone with diabetes has days where we want to ignore everything and banish the diabetes monster from our minds... especially on days that are packed with problems and no matter what you do things just don't seem to go right. When it rains, it pours Annoying hypos, an empty insulin pump at the worst time, ordered diet but received regular, your infusion set gets torn out, cat stole your lancing device. I could go on forever. There are a million different reasons that things seem to go wr...

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Why working with a diabetes coach can be beneficial

In partnership with: BY SCOTT JOHNSON (MYSUGR) It’s common to feel overwhelmed, frustrated, and alone. There is a lot involved in managing diabetes! Aside from the grind of checking blood sugars, monitoring your diet, and everything else that’s involved, you’re also trying to stay one step ah...

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Seeking a sense of community? Here are 6 places to look.

Don't underestimate the value of diabetes online communities and face-to-face support in navigating life with diabetes. Here are some tips for finding places to connect. Ask at an appointment. Your doctor, educator or dietitian probably knows about groups that meet in your area, and if they do...

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Is emotional support nearly as important as diabetes medication? See why one diabetes specialist says yes.

We enjoyed chatting with Michelle, an assistant professor and research scientist at the University of Utah College of Nursing, as well as a board-certified family nurse practitioner who works with adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. She talked with us about the value of peers providing diabetes...

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