This Coronavirus pandemic is incredibly stressful, not only from worry but also about terribly practical stresses like illness (such as diabetes), loss of income, or even death of a loved one. Is there an answer?[Read more…] about The Truth About Coronavirus Stress and Diabetes
Being on lockdown is a good time to read a book, even if you are a very, very slow reader. How about this one?[Read more…] about Coronavirus Challenge- Need Something To Do? Be a Dummy!
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.[Read more…] about Coronavirus Challenge – Are You “Stress Eating”?
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.