Ginger Vieira

Ginger Vieira has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014. She is the author of 4 books: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes, Dealing with Diabetes Burnout, Emotional Eating with Diabetes, Your Diabetes Science Experiment. Ginger creates content regularly for Diabetes Strong, Healthline, HealthCentral, DiabetesDaily, EverydayHealth and her YouTube Channel. Her background includes a B.S. in Professional Writing, certifications in cognitive coaching, Ashtanga yoga, and personal training with several records in drug-free powerlifting. She lives in Vermont with two kiddos and two dogs.
Treatment

When is it Time to Fire Your Doctor?

When the white coat walks in, it’s easy to forget that they work for you. Especially with a condition like…

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Living

3 Powerful Tips to Lose Weight with Type 1 Diabetes

Losing weight is hard for the non-diabetic body; adding type 1 diabetes to the challenge of weight-loss can be overwhelming…

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Living

Timing Your Highest-Carb Meals to Make Blood Sugar Management Easier

To live a life without any carbs may work for some, but if it doesn’t work for you…that’s okay.  If…

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Treatment

A1c Tip: Completely Change How You Treat Low Blood Sugars

Your low blood sugar habits can have a big impact on several aspects of your life. The foods you choose,…

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Treatment

Injecting Insulin Into Muscle: Good or Bad?

Insulin was designed to be injected into body fat — also referred to as “subcutaneous tissue.”  When injected into body…

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Treatment

A1c Tip: Change What You Consider a “High” Blood Sugar

Should you try to eat a healthier diet? Should you exercise more often? Should you vow to never eat bread…

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Living

How I Curbed My Fear of Pregnancy with Type 1

In this excerpt from a forthcoming book, Ginger Vieira describes the mental shift it took for her to want to…

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En Español

5 Consejos para Ejercitarse con Diabetes Tipo 1

“Estoy aquí para decirle que sí se puede llevar a cabo y puede disfrutar del ejercicio.”

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Living

5 Tips for Exercise with Type 1

A diabetes life coach shares her secrets for good blood glucose control while working out.

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Video

Taking on Fake Diabetes Cures

In this video, Ginger Vieira pokes fun at salespeople hawking Type 1 diabetes “miracle” supplements.

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Treatment

6 Tips for a Better Endo Visit

In her new book, diabetes educator Ginger Vieira provides ideas to improve communication between people with diabetes and doctors.

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Living

The Awesomeness of Realistic A1C Goals

Read this excerpt from Ginger Vieira’s new book, “Dealing with Diabetes Burnout”, on how to set yourself up for success.

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Columns

Stressed Out with Trying to Be Perfect

In an excerpt from “Dealing with Diabetes Burnout”, Ginger Vieira argues it might be healthy to end the quest for…

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Living

Support Networks for Athletes with Type 1

Your BG can be hard to control during exercise. Luckily, there is a network of T1 athletes and T1-focused trainers…

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Treatment

Baby (and Insulin ) On Board

Diabetes management during pregnancy is “a labor of love”.

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Living

EMOTIONAL EATING — ARE YOU ABUSING FOOD?

It's Not Just What We Eat, But Why We're Eating It

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Pumps

6 Things to Consider Before Starting Pump Therapy

Advice on how to make sure pump therapy is right for you.

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