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

Have You Heard About the Apple Watch?

Have You Heard About the Apple Watch?Apple recently introduced their latest product, the Apple Watch, causing much excitement and speculation in the Tech and Health worlds. While we wait for an actual on-sale date sometime this year, let’s take a look at some of the features that the Apple Watch will have, one big one it won’t, and what it means for your diabetes self-management.

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What’s Happening at the 17th Native Diabetes Prevention Conference

From January 25 to 28, the American Indian Institute at the University of Oklahoma is hosting the 17th Native Diabetes Prevention Conference in Mesa, Arizona. The theme of this conference is "Protecting the Generations: A Lifespan Approach to Preventing Diabetes."

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Newly Diagnosed? How to Explain Diabetes to Your Children

What to Tell Your Children About DiabetesIf you’re a parent who has been recently diagnosed with diabetes, you’re probably wondering how your diagnosis will also affect your children. Even though you may want to spare them from any upsetting news, they need to know. Here’s how to start and continue this important conversation.

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10 Ways to Save Money on a Gym Membership

10 Ways to Save Money on a Gym MembershipWith a little planning you can save big bucks on just about anything, even a gym membership. Here are 10 ways to get into a gym without spending a fortune.

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What Can a Diabetes Educator Do for You?

What Can a Diabetes Educator Do for You?There are many people on your healthcare team—including yourself—but there’s one person who can give you hands-on advice that you can start using immediately. We’re talking about a diabetes educator. If you’ve never met with one, or if it has been a while, here’s an overview of everything they can do for you.

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A Handy Guide to Portion Control

A Handy Guide to Portion ControlCounting carbohydrates at every meal is one of those things that every person with diabetes has to learn. Even if you’re an old pro, you know that a slip up can send your blood glucose levels out of balance. One of the biggest ways we miscount carbs? Not taking portion sizes into account.

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Ready to Stop Smoking Yet?

Ready to Stop Smoking Yet?Smokers, how many times have you heard “you need to quit”? How many times have you said the same thing to yourself, even putting it on your list of New Year Resolutions? If you’re finally ready, we’ve got some advice that we hope can help you.

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