Living with diabetes comes with its own share of challenges. That’s where the Diabetes Village comes in! As a diabetes coach, I’m excited to share my knowledge and experience to help people with diabetes live their life to the fullest. Here on our blog, you’ll find tips and tricks for living with diabetes, and helpful information from someone who knows exactly what you’re going through. So dig into the content here, and feel free to comment with any questions you may have!
I walk into the exam room to talk to Mrs. H. She is a pleasant woman in her mid-60’s. She has had diabetes for more than 10 years, and has been prescribed two oral medicines plus Lantus insulin for diabetes, two blood pressure medicines, a statin for cholesterol, and a few other medications for chronic diseases. Her diabetes hasn’t been under good control in at least four years. She lives alone and doesn’t have much support. We are trying an intervention where she sees her healthcare team every two weeks to try to get past the bump in the [...]