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Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes's Blog – January 2012 Archive (6)

8 Tips for 8 Hours of Sound Sleep

How much sleep are you getting each night, and is it enough? The benefits of a good night’s sleep are clear.

Read about 8 tips for getting 8 hours of sound sleep at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best, Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on January 27, 2012 at 6:59am — 2 Comments

Healthy Eating Tips To Help With Your 2012 Health Goals

We’ve compiled some of the best healthy eating tips we’ve found into a single list. It’s a great reminder of how some basic tips can put (or keep) you on the path to good nutrition.

Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.


Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on January 25, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

It’s Cold Outside – Time To Take Your Exercise Routine Indoors

Even though the cold temperatures may be keeping many of us inside, there are plenty of ways to get in your exercise! Our latest blog post provides some handy indoor exercise tips that you can do almost anywhere.

Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.


Laura K

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on January 19, 2012 at 11:51am — 3 Comments

Diabetes Now & Then: Students With Diabetes Have Rights

Part two of our interview with the American Diabetes Association’s Crystal Jackson discusses some of the challenges students with diabetes and their parents may face at school. Learn how the legal rights have changed over the last 15 years.

Read the full post on Discuss Diabetes here.

Best, Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on January 11, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments

Diabetes Now & Then: A Mother Advocates To Change Laws

In our newest Discuss Diabetes post, I was thrilled to interview Crystal Jackson of the American Diabetes Association – one of the most inspiring people advocating for children with diabetes’ rights in schools. In part one of our interview, we talk about what led her to work for the Association.

Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.




Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on January 9, 2012 at 11:01am — 2 Comments

Let’s S.T.A.N.D. Together in 2012!

Happy New Year! It seems everyone is thinking about resolutions this time of year, so I shared mine in a recent blog post on Discuss Diabetes,here. I’d also love to hear about your goals for 2012 and how you are taking a S.T.A.N.D.


Laura K

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on January 5, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments

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