Healthy Halloween Treats

It’s about that time, and if you haven’t had a second to sit down and think about a healthier Halloween for your kids, that’s okay. The American Diabetes Association has you covered. We’re only a few days away, but you can check out this helpful video showing some fun, festive ideas with a twist on the healthy side. Have fun, stay safe, and Happy Halloween!

Warm Weather Slippers for Cooler Temperatures Ahead

Check out this video of our featured slippers Propet Cush N Foot Slippers. They are lightweight, breathable and offer easy adjustments for both men and women. The neoprene upper build into the slipper is stretchable to reduce pain caused by hammertose and bunions. There is an extra large hook-and-loop overlay across the instep creates a wide opening for easy on and off. These slippers are good for both indoor, and outdoor use.

Halloween and Diabetes

Yes, it works, trust us. Just because you’re diabetic doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on all of the tasty treats that go with the ghostly ghouls and goblins. Sure, living with diabetes does require a little extra planning, but that’s why pages like the Halloween resources for diabetics were created. There are some great things in here, and it’s never too late to begin planning. In fact, it’s right around the corner!

Save 35% Off at Reebok.com

Did you hear that the American Diabetes Association has teamed up with Reebok.com to get you out and get moving to help stop diabetes? Well it’s true, but you have to hurry, the savings don’t last long! You can find more details on this partnership page. Here are additional details:

Time is running out! If you haven’t heard, we’ve teamed up with Reebok to help you Get Moving to Stop Diabetes®! When you donate as little as $1 to the American Diabetes Association, you’ll unlock an exclusive 35% discount to use at Reebok.com on shoes, apparel and everything you need to stay active!

Hurry! This special offer ends this Sunday, September 28, at 11:59 p.m. EDT!

New Women’s Sheepskin Slippers

The weather is cooling down again, and you know what that means. It’s time for some soft, comfy, and supportive slippers. We have a new manufacturer that we’d like to showcase. RJ Fuzzies feature moisture wicking, hypoallergenic footwear that use natural insulators to keep your feet warm. A favorite from this brand is the Black Women’s Moccasin Slippers which feature a cow suede upper with accent stitching and a genuine sheepskin lining. Another great pair is the Women’s Australian Booties, a great choice for sensitive feet. Take a look at these, and let us know what you think.

Back to School Tips for Diabetics

The vacation season has come and gone. The family has had a chance to their summer fun. Now you know what comes next, it’s time to go back to school. Students always have a lot on their mind. They have to find their classes, their new locker, their same social circle, oh, and develop their study habits to have a great year. Now if a student has diabetes, then that adds an entirely new level of complexity on top of everything. We found a great article on the Joslin Diabetes Center website with a list of considerations to help make the school transition a little easier. Regardless of grade, take a look at this page before your send your little ones off.

Read These Diabetic Travel Tips For Your Last Summer Trip

School is just around the corner, which means that there’s still time to take one last trip in the wonderful weather. Don’t let any complications with diabetes stop you from enjoying these last few weeks. Before you leave, make sure to note your contacts, and anticipate screenings. Those back at home need to know where you can be reached, and you never want to get help up in the airport security line longer than you have to. Then, while you’re away, keep your liquids close, and load up on the snacks. There is no telling how easy it can be to get a hold of food, especially the affordable kind.

You can read all about these tips and more, at the Diabetes.org website. The page is called Tips for Traveling with Diabetes. It is packed with 29 basic, but essential items to keep in mind when you hit the road.

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