Taking on Fake Diabetes Cures

All July, we’ve been featuring excerpts from Ginger Vieira’s new book, Dealing With Diabetes Burnout. To close out the month, we’re sharing one of Ginger’s tongue-in-cheek videos about living with diabetes. In this clip, Ginger lets loose on dietary supplement salespeople who troll her on the internet with supposed “cures” for diabetes. As Ginger demonstrates, a good way to avoid diabetes burnout is to have a healthy sense of humor:

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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.

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