Whether you’re on vacation at the beach or just hanging out in the park for a day, it’s important to keep your medicine, testing supplies and insulin pumps dry and cool.
Welcome to Diabetes Link!
Diabetes 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.
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The Accu-Chek Team
July 24, 2014
July 22, 2014
Summer’s heat and humidity can put extra stress on your body, inside and out. With diabetes, extra precaution is needed. Here’s how to take care of your hair, eyes, nails and feet from harmful exposure to the summer sun.
July 17, 2014
We’re harder on our skin in the summer than any other season. Sun damage, bug bites, scratches—our skin needs extra TLC this time of year. While anyone can develop dry, itchy skin or bacterial and fungal infections, these conditions develop more frequently in people with diabetes. Here’s how to keep your skin healthy this summer.
July 15, 2014
When blood sugar levels are out of whack, our bodies can have a harder time regulating their temperatures. Throw in the hot summer sun, and overheating (hyperthermia) can be a real concern. Here’s how to recognize the symptoms and cool down quick.
July 10, 2014
One of the best things about summer is the chance to have outdoor parties. Whether in your back yard, in the park or tailgating at the game, cooking and eating outside is always a treat. It may be tempting to overindulge in food and drink, but if you stock up on enough diabetes-friendly options you’ll have the perfect summer cookout.
July 08, 2014
Don’t let summer buzz-kills ruin your day. Check out these easy-to-use remedies for bites, scrapes, burns, stings and more, and have a healthy summer.
July 03, 2014
You’ve invited a bunch of people over, and now you need to feed them. Before you start whipping up the usual party fare, which isn’t always diabetes-friendly, why not just make the entire food table one big, healthy buffet? These 12 snacks and hors d’oeuvres will be a hit with everyone, whether they have diabetes or not.
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