Welcome to DIY (Do It Yourself) Diabetes with Marci Page Sloane

Total Body Care

Good health habits are important to everyone. These habits include taking care of yourself both physically and emotionally. The mind and body are connected and have an affect on each other. For example: if a person is stressed then they may feel a headache coming on. While a person with diabetes who feels stress may have the same headache in addition to finding his or her blood sugar elevated. Nutrition, exercise and relaxation are a few important good habits to learn and follow. Many habits affect your diabetes care.

Marci Sloane, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE, is a registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator with a degree in Nutrition and Physiology from Teachers College at Columbia University. Marci is the author of The Diet Game: Playing for Life! More about Marci Sloane

The goal of Destination Diabetes is to be a useful and credible resource for the more than 20 million children and adults who have diabetes in the U.S. and their families. Destination Diabetes provides information on a wide range of diabetes health and wellness topics. Articles are written or reviewed by diabetes advisors who have experience in diabetes education.