This pandemic is incredibly stressful, not only from worry but also about terribly practical stresses like illness, loss of income or even death of a loved one. Is there an answer?
Being on lockdown is a good time to read a book, even if you are a very, very slow reader. How about this one?
My patients are, like many of us, not only worried about coronavirus, but also restricted in their activities and movements. And, they find themselves sabotaging their diabetes management efforts at this critical time by “stress eating. ” How about you? Yes? I have some tips.
How are you sleeping? Are you getting 7 to 8 hours of restful sleep each night? If not you could be sabotaging your hard work managing medicine, diet and exercise. In this video Toby explains how inadequate sleep can cause imbalances in blood sugar and blood pressure, and offers some tips on improving your sleep.
What about alcohol? That’s one of the most common questions Toby get as a certified diabetes educator. And, here’s her answer.