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10 Questions with Rebecca Goulette

10 Questions with Rebecca Goulette, MSN, RN, CDCES

10 Questions with Rebecca Goulette

NMC Health is thrilled to announce Rebecca Goulette, MSN, RN, CDCES,NM  as our diabetes educator. With a profound dedication to empowering individuals living with diabetes, Rebecca brings a wealth of expertise and a compassionate approach to our community. We thought you might want to get to know Rebecca, so we asked her ten questions… Why […]

Healthy New Year: 3 Steps to Set & Accomplish your Goals


It’s that time of year again to look back on the past and reflect. If you weren’t able to fully achieve your goals last year that is OK. This is a great opportunity to step back and reset. It’s important to know where you are going and to stay motivated until you get there.

Exercise and Diabetes

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As a person living with diabetes, you know exercise is important. But, sometimes, things are easier said than done. It’s not so easy to start a new behavior when you’re used to doing things a certain way. It takes time and effort to start a new journey. But hard work does have its rewards.

10 Holiday Hacks for Best Diabetes Management

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The month of December will likely bring more challenges as you try to balance both joy that the holidays bring as well as healthy diabetes management. You can keep your diabetes in check and still enjoy the festivities of the season by considering these 10 strategies…

Healthy Sleep and Diabetes Management

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According to the National Sleep Foundation’s guidelines, most adults need between 7-9 hours of sleep each night.  If you have diabetes, not getting enough sleep can negatively affect your diabetes management. Too little sleep can: Cause elevated blood sugars. Increase insulin resistance. Make you feel hungrier the following day. Make you more likely to choose […]

Keep Your Feet Healthy

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If you have diabetes, taking care of your feet is an important part of your daily routine. High blood sugar can lead to nerve damage. Nerve damage decreases your ability to feel sensations, like pain, heat, and cold. The loss of these protective sensations puts you at an increased risk for injury, permanent deformity, and […]

Traveling with Diabetes

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Summer is just around the corner.  If your plans involve travel or any type of outdoor activities, be sure and attend diabetes support group this month.  We will be covering both topics to help you plan ahead for a fun and safe summer.  Listed below are safe traveling tips to consider: Before You Leave See […]

Diabetes Technology

Diabetes technology has come a long way.  Today there are several new innovations that can help you better manage your diabetes.  Here is a look at a few: Continuous Glucose Monitors A continuous glucose monitor (also called a CGM) helps reduce the need for finger sticks & strips.  It works through a sensor that is […]

Diabetes Ed: Keeping Your Heart Healthy

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Written by Elizabeth W., Diabetes Educator Elizabeth is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at NMC Health. Paying close attention to heart health is very important for someone with diabetes.  Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death in people with diabetes, resulting in 2/3 of deaths in people with type 2 […]

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