Diabetes

Continuing Education for Your Health❣️

Continuing Education for Your Health❣️
  A diabetes diagnosis means being left to our own devices -- literally. We get a clunky meter, a few test strips, a lancing device, and a dash of diabetes education (woohoo!). Clearly, we're not set-up for success. At best, we get new knowledge. We learn how to manage our diabetes. But, knowledge isn't enough. We need more.

Self-care requires 3 ingredients

Based on 30+ years of evidence, we need knowledge, motivation, and skills. All three dial down unwanted behaviors and dial up self-care success. For 13 years I studied how these three factors affect people with diabetes. More knowledge, motivation, and skills means better medication taking. It means eating fewer carbs and being more active. Most notably, it means having a lower A1c.

What's the recipe for success?

To keep our knowledge, motivation, and skills where they need to be, we need ongoing education and support. We need help during the ebb and flow of our lives, health, and the ever-changing landscape of managing diabetes. Because -- let's be honest -- life changes on a dime. The knowledge, motivation, and skills we need to deal with the curve balls does, too. Ongoing support will give us what we need when we need it. It sets us up for success. educationOneDropScreens

Ongoing support at your fingertips

Our upcoming One Drop | Premium subscription service will give us ongoing self-care education and support. Subscribers will get in-app coaching from diabetes Experts, a gorgeous blood glucose meter seamlessly connected to the One Drop app, and unlimited test strips delivered to their door. Experts will give ongoing diabetes education, motivation, skill building, and be available via in-app chat 24/7 for personalized advice.

One Drop isn't just another app. One Drop is a one-stop-shop for initial and ongoing self-care success!
Link copied to the clipboard. ×
Chandra Y. Osborn, PhD, MPH
Nov 30, 2016

Additional Reading

Our Continued Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our Continued Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As Black History Month wraps up, our SVP of People Ops and Talent, Miraque Hicks, provides an update on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at One Drop and...

Read more >
first day of spring - healthy food for spring - diabetic diet - meal plan for diabetes - meal guide for diabetes - healthy diabetes diet - spring produce guide - diabetes friendly foods for spring

Happy Spring! Time to Spring Clean Your Eats

Welcome, Spring! 🌷 Winter is on his way out. Spring is making her long-awaited 2021 debut. With it, time for some spring cleaning! With the first official...

Read more >

Visit our store

Gorgeous gear. Supplies shipped to your door. On-demand support from diabetes experts.

Shop Now