Diabetes in Real Life

It’s February, and love is in the air. Whether you have a special someone to spend Valentine’s Day with, or you’re single and loving it, these tips will help you keep your mouth healthy and kissable.

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Diabetes in Real Life Vol. 1, No. 1

by Kenzie on January 7, 2014

Ready, Set, Go!: Get Organized for Better Control

Ever find your diabetes management stalled by poor planning? Are expired test strips, forgotten workouts, missed medications, and piles of paperwork hampering your health goals? If organization is not one of your strong suits, there are some easy ways to kick off 2014 with better control over your life and your diabetes.

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Click Here to learn more about the author of this new series, Paula Ford-Martin.


Paula headshotPaula Ford-Martin is an award winning health writer, editor, and producer with over twenty years of experience creating informative and motivating content for patient, caregiver, and professional audiences.

From 2004–2012, Paula served as Chief Content Officer of dLife, a multi-media diabetes consumer resource. Her work as a Senior Story Editor and Executive Producer on CNBC’s dLifeTV — the first and longest running primetime diabetes television show — garnered her 26 Telly Awards. She has also authored more than a dozen consumer health and parenting books, including “The Everything Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes” (Adams Media).

Paula has a BA in Broadcast Communications from Marquette University and an MA in Writing from DePaul University. She is a member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ), and the American Diabetes Association (ADA).