Welcome to MBK's Monthly Diabetes Highlight! Designed to inform you of the latest information related to living your best life with diabetes.
This month, learn about our favorite cookbook, how to relax before bed, the essential B12 vitamin AND what we have coming for you next month!
Diabetic Influencer of the Month: Toby Smithson!
Toby Smithson, MS, RDN, CDE is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes care and education specialist. Toby is the co-author of "Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition for Dummies," which simplifies the challenges of healthy eating step by step for people with diabetes.
Life Tip of the Month: Incorporate This Relaxing (+Free) Activity Before Bed
Instead of looking at your phone before bed...try coloring! The kinesthetic motion of coloring helps let go of the day's stress. Having T1D can be stressful, this de-stressing routine can help your mind calm down and reflect on the day.
Click the link for free downloadable coloring pages!
Article of the Month: What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Vitamin B12
According to Toby Smithson, "Vitamin B12 is required in incredibly tiny amounts, but a deficiency can have enormous consequences." In this article and correlated YouTube Video, Toby Smithson covers:
How to avoid vitamin B12 deficiency
Thoughts about taking supplements
Foods rich in vitamin B12
MBK Update of the Month: Gift Guide for Loved Ones with Diabetes
With the Holidays around the corner, we're preparing a gift guide for people with diabetes!
We're collaborating with 8 other brands to bring you discounts on products designed to make life with diabetes easier.
The gift guide will be released on November 4th! Subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to know about it.