MAY 2023, ISSUE 175
News You Can Use
Weight Management Medications
Amy Hess Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES, discusses diabetes treatments and the medications available to help with weight management in the second of a three-part series sponsored by Lilly.

Las dificultades del síndrome de ovario poliquístico
El síndrome de ovario poliquístico aumenta el riesgo de una mujer de tener diabetes gestacional o tipo 2, pero obtener un diagnóstico de síndrome de ovario poliquístico puede ser difícil. La Dra. Nicole Bereolos, Ph.D., MPH, MSCP, CDCES, comparte consejos para aquellos con este desafío:. Traducido con el apoyo de Insulet.

From the Experts
Shinrin-Yoku and Diabetes
Take a long walk in the forest with Toby Smithson, MS, RDN, LD, CDCES, and learn how Shinrin-Yoku may be helpful for your state of mind and your diabetes management.

New Class of Diabetes Medication
Dr. Staci-Marie Norman, PharmD, DCES, discusses a relatively new medication in the diabetes arsenal, giving us the basics of this new drug class nicknamed "twincretin."

The Hormone Roller Coaster
Hormones and their effect on blood sugars can feel like an up-and-down roller coaster you try to ride with little direction on the course. Jennifer Smith, RD, LD, CDCES, helps us navigate these variables throughout the stages of our life.

Diabetes y Problemas de Salud de la Mujer
Las hormonas femeninas afectan la diabetes, y la diabetes puede afectar las hormonas femeninas y las partes del cuerpo. Tavia Vital BSN, BA, RN, CDCES, responde preguntas sobre problemas de salud de la mujer y diabetes.

Real Stories
Kylene was misdiagnosed with type 2 diabetes and re-diagnosed with type 1 almost a year later. She discusses the stigma of being a black woman with diabetes and what the community means to her.

Looking back, Rachel realizes her diabetes management didn't require much effort in the earlier years. That began to change as time passed, and tough life events made things even more challenging.

Featured Resources
8 Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy
If you live with diabetes and are planning to become pregnant, being well-prepared is vital. Our resource has eight steps for a healthy pregnancy with type 1 diabetes to get you started on your pregnancy journey. Created with support from JDRF.

8 pasos para un embarazo saludable
Si vive con diabetes y planea quedar embarazada, es fundamental estar bien preparada. Nuestro recurso tiene ocho pasos para un embarazo saludable con diabetes tipo 1 para que pueda comenzar su viaje de embarazo. Creado con el apoyo de JDRF.

Partner Spotlight
In honor of National Women’s Health Week (May 14 – 21), Dexcom is shining a spotlight on one of the most important health topics for women: pregnancy.

* Dexcom is a 2023 National Strategic Partner.
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