Welcome to Diabetes Link!

Diabetes LinkDiabetes Link is a Web site dedicated to helping people with diabetes gather information, learn important facts and enjoy healthy lifestyles.

Whether you’re here to see what your favorite diabetes bloggers are talking about, get a better idea of what your numbers mean, or look into the progress toward a cure, you’ve come to the right place.

After all, Diabetes Link is about experiencing what’s possible. It’s about you – and it’s about time.

Thanks for dropping by.

The Accu-Chek Team

Can You Take a Healthy Break from Diabetes

Can you take a healthy break from diabetesWouldn’t it be nice if you or your child could take a vacation from life with diabetes—checking blood sugar, counting carbs, nighttime lows, stress…all of it? You know you can’t stop managing diabetes, but you can make planned changes to your routine designed to give you a break without taking much risk. 

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5 Ways to Be Happy for Life

Previously we discussed quick fixes for when you’re cranky, and now we’re going to take the long view. Cultivating a lifetime of happiness when you have diabetes is completely possible, despite the many ups and downs along the way. 

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Build Your Emotional Support Dream Team

Build Your Emotional Support Dream TeamNo one can go it alone. Whether you have diabetes or you’re a caregiver, it’s important to have a few options for emotional support. Knowing who to turn to with specific questions—or even a good rant session for when you’re at the end of your rope—will make life easier. 

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Keeping Your Childs Spirits Up

Keeping Your Childs Spirits UpDiabetes is a 24/7 way of life. It’s hard for anyone to stay motivated and upbeat all the time, and children are no exception. Here are a few things you can do to cheer up your little ones when they’re feeling down.

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7 Tips for Getting a Good Night's Sleep

7 Tips For Getting A Good Night's SleepSummer is on the way out, schedules are changing, days are getting shorter, and you may find that you’re having a hard time getting a good night’s sleep. Diabetes complicates sleep—apnea is common in people with type 2, neuropathy can cause leg pain, then there are those nighttime lows. Fortunately, it’s entirely possible to control these things and have a long, healthy night of rest.

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Quick Fixes for When You're Cranky

Quick Fixes for When You're CrankyNo one likes being in a bad mood, but when your blood sugar level swings out of range from the norm...well, it happens.

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Facing and Conquering Fears

Facing and Conquering FearsIf you or your child has ever had a frighteningly low blood glucose reading, freaked out over a needle, or worried about getting a diabetes-related condition, take comfort here. Everyone has had to face their fears—big and small—about diabetes. We’ve rounded up a few inspirational stories from people who have felt the fear and come out on the other side, stronger.

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