Dr. Nat Strand, dLife Patient Champion
Dr. Nat Strand MD is an interventional pain management physician focused on a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Clinical Anesthesiology, and a practicing physician of interventional pain management at USC Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Strand is committed to improving patients' quality of life through a multi-disciplinary approach delivered with a personal touch. (Read more.)
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Even after years of living with diabetes, Dr. Nat Strand, dLife Patient Champion, finds there are still many diabetes surprises in life.
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Exposing Your Beedies
Dr. Nat Strand, dLife patient champion, shares tips on disclosing your diabetes and how to combat those tough questions and responses!
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Dr. Nat Strand, dLife Patient Champion, shares positive insights on how to care with awareness for those family members with diabetes.
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Nat Strand's Vlogs
Get help straight from the dLife Patient Champion as she talks on a host of diabetes topics.
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Did You Know: Almonds
Dr. Nat Strand explains why almonds are a healthy snack choice.
Did You Know: Neuropathy
Dr. Nat Strand answers a viewer's question on neuropathy.
Did You Know: Animals
Dr. Nat Strand talks about animals and diabetes.
Did You Know: Children & Shots
Dr. Nat Strand gives some tips to help children adjust to injecting shots.
Did You Know: Side Effects
Dr. Nat Strand gives helpful tips to help ease medication side effects.
Did You Know: Pumps
Dr. Nat Strand explains how insulin pump technology has evolved.
Did You Know: Coffee
Dr. Nat Strand answers why coffee may raise blood sugar.
Did You Know: Water
Dr. Nat Strand talks about why it's important to drink water regularly.
Did You Know: Memory
Dr. Nat Strand talks about how high blood sugars can affect memory.
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Readers ask me all the time [lie] about the diabetes supplies we use for Charlie. I can’t tell you how many times  I’ve been stopped on the street [more lies] by a loyal blog reader wanting to know what blood glucose meter we use or what brand of finger pricker we employ. To calm the masses [not], I’ve decided the time is right to share our secret sauce; to reveal the tools of our trade. Today we take a look at … The Finger Pricker ...