The BEST Gluten-Free Brownies

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Brownies embody everything a dessert should be: chewy and full of chocolate. And, we believe everyone should be able to enjoy a warm, freshly baked brownie despite dietary restrictions. Whether…

How to Handle Thanksgiving as a Diabetic

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. It’s also filled with plenty of holidays, traditions, and all sorts of opportunities to eat a bit off your usual track. With family in…

Summer Salads for those with Type 2 Diabetes

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. With Summer often comes higher temperatures and less time indoors. Who wants to turn on the oven when your home is starting to feel like the…

Small Frustrations of Your Chronic Illness that No One Else Sees

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. When we talk about chronic illnesses, it’s easy to start listing off all of the major symptoms. Fatigue, pain, cognition and more are some of the…

Parenting Advice for Chronically Ill Moms and Dads

Parenting is one of the most challenging yet rewarding jobs on the best of days. Between responsibilities inside the home and out, children certainly require more than it seems any one human could have time for. Throwing the difficulties of a chronic illness into the mix can make even the more simple day-to-day tasks feel…

Five ‘Unpopular’ Things People with Chronic Illnesses do

Self-care is pretty popular these days. It’s not uncommon to see images floating around the internet touting the amazing sensation of canceling plans out with friends to instead stay in and curl up with a good book. While we can all certainly agree from our own perspective, it’s often much more difficult to be the…

How to Handle Thanksgiving as a Diabetic

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. It’s also filled with plenty of holidays, traditions and all sorts of opportunities to eat a bit off your usual track. With family in town, or you visiting others, it’s tough to keep track of a healthy eating plan. According to health experts, people with diabetes should try to…

Favorite Halloween Movies to watch when you’re dealing with a Flare-Up

If you’re struggling with a flare-up from a chronic health condition this Halloween, chances are good that you’ll be opting out of the pumpkin patches and corn mazes. Having to sit on the sidelines during the holidays can be especially frustrating, but the good news is that there’s still a time-honored tradition that you can…

Keeping Anxiety at Bay during Halloween

Plenty of research has shown us how common anxiety and depression are for those who suffer from chronic illnesses. Add on to that the fact that anxiety disorders themselves can be crippling long-term. While many people with conditions like Lyme disease and type 2 diabetes are afraid of being left out of the holiday season,…