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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...

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Inspiration Exchange Diabetes Moments Episode 2: Evolution of the Diabetes Online Community with Kerri Sparling, Six Until Me

Cherise is joined by Kerri Sparling (Six Until Me) to discuss the evolution of the diabetes online community and her motivation to start a blog about diabetes over 15 years ago. Kerri said it best, people with diabetes are everywhere, and there is more than enough space for others to participate...

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Inspiration Exchange Diabetes Moments Episode 3: Power in Diversity of a Story with Scott K. Johnson, mySugr

Scott Johnson (mySugr) joins Cherise to discuss the things that led him to blog about diabetes and the need to have more voices in the online space and stories from those affected by type 2 diabetes. Scott said it best,...

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Inspiration Exchange Diabetes Moments Episode 4: Diabetes News, Innovation and Straight Talk with Amy Tenderich, DiabetesMine

Cherise is joined by Amy Tenderich from DiabetesMine to share how she uses her journalism background to create a goldmine of diabetes news. Amy said it best, patients need to be involved in the process of coming up with ideas...

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Finding fats in foods

If someone wanted to cut unnecessary fat from their diet, you might suggest they try eating soup and a sandwich for lunch, eating more salads and choosing desserts that are low in saturated fat. Sounds like a good plan, right? Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple. The fact is, saturated fats and trans fats are lurking in many foods that seem healthy. Here are a few examples: Salad dressing All those crisp, delicious vegetables are great for you—high in vitamins, minerals and fiber. But at 20 grams of fat per 1 tablespoon serving, full-fat dressing can...

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Christel Oerum of DiabetesStrong eating diabetes-friendly meal

How I eat (mostly) healthy when I really crave junk food

In partnership with: BY CHRISTEL OERUM (DIABETES STRONG) Most of us want to eat healthy to help manage our diabetes, our weight or just for overall wellbeing. But what does “eating healthy” actually mean and why can it sometimes be so difficult? “Eating healthy” does not mean the same to everyone. For some, it means cutting out whole...

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Discover why you don’t have to “exercise” to be healthy

In partnership with: BY CHRISTEL OERUM (DIABETES STRONG) Wait, what!?! I don’t have to “exercise” to be healthy? Yes, you read that right. You can be happy, healthy, have great blood sugar management, and maintain a healthy weight without “exercising”. And I bet you are already doing a lot of the right things; you just don’t know...

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Your diabetes is not the same as my diabetes – and we don’t have to follow the same diet.

In partnership with: BY CHRISTEL OERUM (DIABETES STRONG) Everyone living with diabetes knows managing their diabetes isn’t just a question of staying healthy, counting carbs, and taking meds. Sometimes managing your diabetes can be like trying to control a hysterical toddler. Some of us even describe our diabetes as if it...

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Why I didn’t share my diabetes openly for 15 years (and why I do now)

In partnership with: BY CHRISTEL OERUM (DIABETES STRONG) Everyone’s diabetes journey is different. The way you live your life with diabetes today versus 10 years from now is inevitably going to feel and look very different. Where you currently are in your journey will also affect how much of your life with diabetes you choose to share with...

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