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How to Form Healthy Habits after a Diabetes Diagnosis
When someone gets a diagnosis of diabetes, the first question often is, “What can I do?” Patients want to know what changes they can make to better manage their diabetes. Often, the answer is that you can make lifestyle changes, like exercising more and improving your diet. These changes, ...
April 13, 2017
Can we solve food related addictions by retraining our gut to crave healthy food?
Food is part of life – we cannot survive without eating. But for those with addictions or complex relationships with food, that presents a problem. Food is intimately a part of family events, cultural and religious holidays, and for many, enjoying a good meal is what makes them happiest...
April 6, 2017
How to Manage Chronic Pain
Pain is your body’s way of alerting you when something is wrong. Usually, pain can be remedied by a trip to the doctor and a prescription for medication. If you are among the many Americans who suffer from chronic pain, you may only wish it were that easy. Chronic pain is defined as pain that ...
March 23, 2017
Diabetes: Stigma, Blame and Shame
Diabetes is on the rise in the U.S. While there is awareness about the physical complications of the disease, few healthcare providers and people without diabetes take into account the social stigma attached to diabetes and the toll it takes on patients. Many people living with diabetes feel ...
March 16, 2017
Keep Your Fitness Resolution All Year Long
Year in and year out, fitness and New Year’s resolutions seem to go hand in hand. Every year a promise of a livelier, healthier, fitter you comes to the front of your focus —at least for a few months, anyway. In order to keep your fitness resolution well into the new year and perhaps even ...
February 9, 2017
Google Works on a Glucose-Measuring Smart Contact Lens
Although smart wearables hit a plateau in 2016, it won’t be long before the market picks up again as research predicts that manufacturers will be looking at new ways to innovate wearables in the coming years. In fact, data presented by CCS Insight revealed that the wearables market will be ...
January 19, 2017
Lyfebulb Pulse 18th Edition
Dear Lyfebulb Community: We are already two weeks into 2017 and we hope you are all are having a great start to the year so far! We’ve kick-started the year with some exciting projects, so stay tuned. This week we are participating at the annual JP Morgan healthcare conference in San ...
January 12, 2017
Merry Christmas + Happy Holidays!
December 28, 2016
Karin’s Holiday Gift Guide: For Him!
Yesterday I shared with you my favorite gifts for all of the women in your life, but let us not forget the men! I have teamed up with french restaurateur, Jean – who also had three fashion stores called DeNoyer, introducing European pret-a-porter in the United States – to bring you ...
December 21, 2016
Karin’s Holiday Gift Guide: For Her!
The holiday season is here and I love indulging my friends and family with incredible gifts! I’ve curated some of my favorite products, including something for all of the lovely ladies in your life. Enjoy!For the prep: Isabel Marant Cable-Knit Sweater. Cute, cozy, and warm! Sure to be the...
December 21, 2016
Lyfebulb 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!
We’ve curated the perfect holiday gift guide for everyone; whether you are shopping for friends, family, or just to treat ‘yo self! Check our our diabetic-friendly favorites below!Happy Socks! How cute are these meditating bulldogs!? Not only do we love that these socks are in ...
December 12, 2016
Diabetes and Depression
Diabetes and depression is a topic I feel strongly about, but also one that is not easy to discuss. Many people with diabetes and relatives to those with diabetes do not want to acknowledge the psychological issues one can have when living with diabetes. These issues are not only related to the ...
December 1, 2016
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