What if you are living with a chronic illness and it’s making everything else in your life difficult? How can we put ourselves first when there is so much to do, such as taking care of our families, going to school or work? In this episode, I chat with health coach and fellow podcaster Lissie Poyner who has diabetes and Crohn’s. She shares her journey of balancing the demands on her time and how she learned that putting herself first was not selfish but necessary for her health. She now coaches others living with diabetes on how to do the same.
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Do you have diabetes? Are you a person of color? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then there’s a good chance that you don’t see yourself reflected in mainstream diabetes conversations and resources. That’s why we’re so excited to share this episode with you. Featuring Co Founder Kacey Creel, it spotlights the […]
Having a bag that accommodates your diabetes supplies is very important. Convenience and organization are two things that Myabetic purses and bags provide with their large amount of pockets, as well as the Myabetic meter pocket which safely stores meters and lancing devices upright for easy retrieval during times of testing. Myabetic also offers over […]
With type 2 diabetes being so stigmatized, it can be difficult to find other people to connect with. The main reason why I started this show and my company is because I saw a gap in representation and community for those living with type 2 diabetes. Being diagnosed with it often comes with a lot […]
Life with diabetes can be overwhelming. Sometime it feels like you have no control over your body. Add to that everyone has an opinion on how you should manage it. Especially when it comes to what you eat. As someone who grew up with southern cooking AND Thai cooking, the idea of letting go of […]
Sugar has taken over the world. It’s literally been compared to being just as addictive as hard drugs. So how do we combat the impact of sugar yet still feel like we can enjoy it in moderation? That’s where Scarlett comes in. As the Co-founder and CEO of Sugar Break, her team has worked hard […]
For many people eating low carb has change their life. But for others the low carb options available don’t provide the same quality taste vs when they have the original. That’s where Amazing Lokarb comes in. Inspired by different cultural cuisines from his world travels, Founder and CEO Danny, took on the challenge of making […]
As I’ve navigated my life with diabetes and started to really take charge of my health, I came across an amazing non-profit that has helped me through so many highs and lows (literally). I wish I would’ve found them sooner because they’ve been around for a while and do amazing work. I’m referring to Diabetes […]
Oatmeal is one of my favorite things to eat for breakfast. Fun fact: I used to be allergic to oats when I was little. But I learned that I had outgrown my allergy when my cousin told me to try strawberries and cream oatmeal. I fell in love. Did I mention, I thought I was […]
Raquel started her company Type One Together to support kids with type one and their families. With her coaching services or the adorable diabuddies, Raquel provides hope to kids & parents that diagnosed doesn’t mean defeated.