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Diabetes Experts


When we decided to do a weekly Blog our Number One Priority was to provide our readers with as much beneficial information as possible! As mentioned before, we strongly believe that Knowledge is one of the key weapons in battling Diabetes, and the more of it you can get the better off you are. With that thought in mind, today we are sharing with you a host of places where you can glean more information than we could possibly share with you ourselves.

We trust that one or more of these sites will prove helpful in your daily walk, and perhaps sometimes struggle!, with Diabetes. Hopefully, after enjoying and benefitting from our Blog, someday you might forward us to the following email:


Diabetes Self-ManagementManaging diabetes doesn’t mean never indulging in foods you enjoy, which is why you’ll find over 900 diabetes-friendly recipes on this blog.

Diabetic FoodieAnyone living with diabetes, cooking for someone with diabetes, or just in search of healthy recipes will find help at the Diabetic Foodie.

Diabetes DadTom Karlya has two children with diabetes, and he’s been committed to staying educated about the condition and its best management tools since his daughter’s diagnosis in 1992.

College Diabetes NetworkThe College Diabetes Network is a nonprofit organization focused on helping young adults with diabetes enjoy healthy living by offering a space for peer connections and expert resources.

Insulin NationFor the latest news regarding type 1 diabetes, Insulin Nation is a great resource.

DiabetogenicRenza Scibilia’s writes about the ongoing challenges of living with diabetes and she does so with humor and grace.

ADCESThe Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, or ADCES, is a professional organization committed to improving the care of those living with diabetes.

Diabetes ForecastDiabetes Forecast (the website for the healthy living magazine of the American Diabetes Association) offers comprehensive guidance and advice for living with diabetes.

Diabetes StrongChristel Oerum launched Diabetes Strong (originally TheFitBlog) as a platform for sharing her personal experiences as a fitness enthusiast with type 1 diabetes.

Children’s Diabetes FoundationThe Children’s Diabetes Foundation is an organization dedicated to providing patient support to children, adolescents, and young adults living with type 1 diabetes.

Hangry WomanFounded by type 2 diabetes patient advocate Mila Clarke Buckley in 2016, Hangry Woman brings approachable resources about diabetes to both men and women.

Diabetes UK BlogDiabetes UK Blogs — under the umbrella of the official Diabetes UK — brings first person stories of people living with diabetes. You’ll find stories of people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, along with research-based and fundraising blogs.

Gestational Diabetes UKThis blog was founded by a mom who received her own GD diagnosis and combines resources such as dealing with your diagnosis, recipes, birth preparation, life after GD, as well as a membership area for more detailed assistance.

Yoga for DiabetesBlogger Rachel chronicles her journey with type 1 diabetes since her 2008 diagnosis and how she uses yoga as a form of healing, coping, inspiration, and disease management.

JDRFGeared specifically for type 1 diabetes in children, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation focuses heavily on fundraising efforts aimed toward curing type 1 diabetes completely. You’ll find practical and professional resources to walk you through a new type 1 diabetes diagnosis in your child, as well as personal stories to help show you that you’re not alone in the challenges this condition can bring.

The Diabetic JourneyBrittany Gilleland, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12, started her blog to “change the way the world views” diabetes — and she’s accomplishing just that. She shares her ongoing journey with diabetes, as well as the stories of others (and you can submit your own story too), and updates on new developments and world issues that affect those with type 1 diabetes.


We hope this list provides you with some valid suggestions as to where you can learn more about the situation you live with daily. Be not dismayed, however, for we will continue to provide you weekly with information that will help you in your quest for normalcy in a world where you have to contend with your Diabetes!


If you, or someone you know, needs help in managing their Diabetes, please call AVEON HEALTH at 480-300-4663 to make an appointment with a member of our staff and allow them to escort you down the path to an improved quality of life for you and your loved ones!

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