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Alicia’s diverse nursing career has given her experience with a broad range of clients and a variety of health conditions in addition to diabetes. One of her passions is advocating for the needs of her patients, whether it be in overcoming insurance restrictions, obtaining community resources, or coordinating with school systems and medical providers.

Being in a relationship with someone with diabetes can be a special challenge!

Alicia: UnLeashed! February 2019 article: Being in a relationship with someone with diabetes can be a special challenge!

By |2019-02-14T15:24:18+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Diabetes Bites, February 2019 Newsletter|0 Comments

The right tools for the job: get more refined results by using more than 2 insulins

Alicia: UnLeashed! July article: The right tools for the job: get more refined results by using more than 2 insulins

By |2018-12-14T16:06:20+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: December 2018 Newsletter, Diabetes Bites|0 Comments

Why you NEED check-ins when you are doing WELL

My dad is a mechanic, so I spent my formative years leaning over engines and climbing on car lifts getting covered in grease stains and rust. So it's probably no [...]

When you have Diabetes: Why you NEED a doctor when you are WELL

Alicia: UnLeashed! October article: When you have Diabetes: Why you NEED a doctor when you are WELL .... We have all heard the analogies that our body is like a car, we need to fuel it, keep good tires on it, and take it for an oil change every so often.

By |2018-10-04T14:28:47+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Diabetes Bites, October 2018 Newsletter|0 Comments

Dia-Bullying: Tips for students with Type 1 diabetes and their families

Alicia: UnLeashed! September article: Dia-Bullying- Back to school tips for students with Type 1 diabetes and their families. As we settle into the school year and the changes of these first few weeks we often see rises in blood sugar or changes in eating patterns that seem to defy control.

By |2018-09-02T15:59:11+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Diabetes Bites, July 2018 Newsletter|0 Comments

Diabetes: A basic guide to Sanity and Civility

Alicia: UnLeashed! July article: A basic guide to sanity and civility for we people with diabetes. I'd like to share my experience with interacting with the diabetes world online without feeding the trolls.

By |2018-07-30T16:09:47+00:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Diabetes Bites, July 2018 Newsletter|0 Comments
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