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.

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The Accu-Chek Team

Pack Your Bags: Travelling with Diabetes

pack your bags: traveling with diabetesAccording to the group Airlines for America, which represents the largest U.S. carriers, an estimated 222 million travelers are expected to fly from June 1st to August 31st, which would make this summer the busiest in the history of U.S. travel.

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Thrive: Memorial Day Edition

Memorial DayIf you’re like most people, the long Memorial Day weekend signifies celebratory sales at shopping malls and big family BBQs. Many of us don’t stop to think about Memorial Day weekend as, well, a day to honor the memory of fallen soldiers.

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Eating BBQ with D in Mind

Eating BBQ with DiabetesThe Memorial Day holiday heralds in the official start of BBQ Season. And while we say, “Yum!” to that, we were a little less-than-excited to learn that an average barbeque meal can have over 1600 calories and 170 grams of carbohydrates! For those of us watching what we eat, 1600 calories in one meal is excessive. But, just because you’re living with diabetes, you don’t have to miss out on the fun, just watch out for some of the food traps and take in more of the good stuff! 

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10 Ways To Treat Yourself Like A Million Bucks—For A Whole Lot Less

10 Ways to Treat YourselfIt’s not a very well known holiday, but one we can get behind nonetheless. Today is Be a Millionaire Day. If only we could snap our fingers and experience financial freedom (sigh). For those of you who didn’t buy the winning lotto ticket today, here are 10 ways you can treat yourself like a million bucks—for less than 20! 

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Thrive: Compassion

Thrive: CompassionIt may seem counterintuitive, but doing things for others actually energizes us! But, as we’ve all heard, before we can give to others, we must take care of ourselves. So you may be asking, “Hey if I’m supposed to make time for myself, and take care of others, whoa—how can I do it all?”

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Hit the Road

Hit the Road. May is National Bike MonthMay is National Bike Month

Pushing those pedals round and round is a great way to get a little fresh air and exercise.

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May is the Month to Thrive

May is the Month to ThrivePhilosophers, psychologists and poets have written much on the subject of living a life in which one doesn’t merely survive—but thrives.

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