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Your Diabetes Insider Podcast

Jul 31, 2023

In this episode, I deep dive into a topic that often receives attention but overlooks a crucial aspect. While the mantra "I am greater than my highs and lows" resonates with many, I examine the challenge of embodying this belief in the face of unexpected blood sugar fluctuations. I shared my personal experience of a sudden spike and offers practical strategies to navigate these moments without losing sight of your identity. Listen in as I discuss the importance of acknowledging, responding, and moving on, and discover how to maintain resilience and self-empowerment amidst the ups and downs of diabetes management.


Here are the topics I tackle on this episode: 


​​– The concept of not being defined by your blood sugar: Learn how to break free from the belief that your blood sugar numbers solely define you and your life with diabetes.

​​– Challenges in embodying the mantra "I am greater than my highs and lows": Explore moments when it's difficult to embrace the belief that you are more than your blood sugar fluctuations.

​​– Ben shares his own experience of encountering a sudden blood sugar spike and how it impacted his perspective on diabetes management.

​​– Introducing ARM - Acknowledge, Respond, Move On: Discover a powerful technique to handle blood sugar fluctuations with grace and determination.

 ​​– Acknowledge the numbers without letting emotions take over: Understand the importance of seeing blood sugar readings as data points and not letting them define your self-worth.



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