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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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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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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Today marks 22 years with type 1 diabetes for me. It doesn’t seem real. When I see other diabetics who have had it for 40, 50, 60 years, it just makes it feel like there is so much further to go. An endless amount of this life. 22 years is a lifetime for me. It is 85% of my life…22 years out of just 26. And I don’t even remember the first four diabetes-free years. Do not get me wrong. I am grateful for a fairly healthy 22 years. I do not have complications. I have been blessed to...