Planning on hosting a big Thanksgiving dinner? Will your house be filled with family members and fun this November? Make sure you and your diabetes are prepared for the busy holiday season. Gobble up these Turkey Day tips and articles to be informed and stay ahead of the stress!
FOOD & DRINK
How to Carve Carbs at Thanksgiving
We've got some tricks for surviving this month's feast without throwing your blood sugar management plan out the window.
NEW! In Which We Formulate a Plan
Learn how to resist the siren call of holiday foods by exercising a little bit of self-control. Kathryn Foss points out the importance of having a plan.
Low Carb Baking Tips
Tips and tricks from a kitchen magician to help you create diabetes-friendly desserts this Thanksgiving.
Drinking & Diabetes
Many people enjoy a little wine with their meal; a special drink to relax during the Thanskgiving holiday. Before you indulge, make sure you know if diabetes and drinking is a safe mix for you.
Have a Healthy Holiday
Expert Columnist Lara Rondinelli shows you how to survive the holidays this year while still remaining healthy by eating smart.
Looking to toast the host at their fantastic Thanksgiving dinner? Check out these tips on enjoying that glass of wine while still staying safe.
Turkey Day Traveling
Planning to travel this Thanksgiving? Be better informed with our Diabetes and Travel tips.
CHALLENGES OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON
dLife columnist Kerri Morrone gives thanks to the people and places who have touched her diabetes management.
Motivated to Keep Moving
Just when we need it most, dLife columnist Sheri Colberg-Ochs helps you remain motivated to exercise.
Diabetes and Special Occasions
Don't let diabetes keep you away from celebrations and gatherings with friends and family. Follow these simple tips for making it through, and enjoying, special occasions.
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