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Making Diabetes HISTORY on GUAM

November 14, 2021 - Join the Movement

Mental Health

Type 1 Diabetes the Prizefight of Your Life

January 1, 2020, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

It takes a special set of conditions to trigger the immune system to attack the pancreas, including faulty genetics, environmental factors, and other illnesses.

Mental Health

Managing the Emotional Challenges of Type 1 Diabetes

January 1, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

Diabetes is sometimes described as a 24/7 job with lousy pay and a demanding, unpredictable boss, which is in addition to all of our other day-to-day responsibilities.

Mental Health

Diabetes Distress

November 12, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

Having diabetes is like someone handing you four balls and telling you to
juggle perfectly.

Mental Health

Mental Health and Diabetes

November 12, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

Diabetes and depression seem to hang out with each other far too often.

Mental Health

Stress and Diabetes

November 12, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

Our body is amazing; it gets us ready to handle events we think are challenging by sending hormonal messages that instruct it to get ready to
meet the demands.

Mental Health

Anger and Diabetes

November 12, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

There are chemical changes in our body that occur as a result of stress,
so changes in how we feel are expected.

Mental Health

Healthy Coping

January 1, 2020, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

Healthy coping means having a positive attitude toward your diabetes or prediabetes management, as well as positive relationships with others.

Caregivers

Tips for Parents with Children Living with Type 2 Diabetes

January 1, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

ACDES

Top 10 Tips for Parents of Children Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)

Caregivers

Tips for Parents with Children with Type 1 Diabetes

November 12, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

Top 10 Tips for Parents of Children Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)

Caregivers

Sick Day Management for Children with Type 1 Diabetes

January 1, 2020, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

BEFORE your child gets sick, make sure to work with your child's healthcare team to create a written sick day plan to have readily available when they do become ill.

Fitness

Being Active

December 1, 2020, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

Being active means doing any type of daily physical movement, whether
it’s structured, like a session of exercise, or unstructured, like anything
that decreases the time you spend sitting.

Nutrition

Fasting During Ramadan with Diabetes

December 1, 2020, 8:00:00 AM

ADCES

While fasting during Ramadan is obligatory for Muslims, there are
exemptions that are emphasized in religious scripture.

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