Coaches Corner

with Scott K. Johnson & the mySugr Coaches

Coaches Corner

with Scott K. Johnson & the mySugr Coaches

Welcome! These short conversations are one small way we can offer connection, support, and education while everyone is figuring out their new normal amidst the evolving COVID-19 situation.

Note: We cannot provide medical advice. Please contact your doctor directly for specific questions about your care.


Learn how to stay active at home

Staying at home so much makes it difficult to keep your exercise schedule on track! Learn some healthy activity for your shelter-in-place home routine with mySugr Coaches Kristen & Maggie.


Tips and tricks for healthy eating at home

Maggie and Kristen have a great list of tips and tricks to help you eat healthier at home. They also talk about how to organize and simplify getting your groceries.


Basic illness prevention

Learn more about basic illness prevention, what you should be doing when you're out and about, what you can do at home to limit your exposure and basic diabetes sick day management with mySugr Coach Kristen Bourque.


Healthy self-care practices at home

Learn why it's important to give yourself time to adjust, find self-compassion, establish routines, and maintain a balanced schedule while staying at home/sheltering-in-place with mySugr Coach Maggie Evans.


Grocery run recap with Coach Kristen

Coach Kristen talks us through a quick visit to the grocery store explaining what she shopped for and why. Scott also shares a number of helpful resources from around the diabetes online space.


It's okay to not be okay! (pt 1)

In this group discussion with mySugr Coaches Molly, Kristen, and Maggie, we talk about the expectations and realities of coping with a global pandemic and all of the change everyone is experiencing (part 1 of 2).


It's okay to not be okay! (pt 2)

In this group discussion with mySugr Coaches Molly, Kristen, and Maggie, we talk about the expectations and realities of coping with a global pandemic and all of the change everyone is experiencing (part 2 of 2).


Strategies to avoid mindless eating

Add some healthy strategies to avoid mindless/boredom eating to your toolbox today with mySugr Coaches Kristen and Maggie.


Quick & easy meal prep with what's on hand

Coach Maggie takes us through her pantry and fridge to show us that it doesn't take much to come up with a delicious meal in this episode of Coaches Corner with Scott K. Johnson.


Remembering to take meds & check sugars

It can be hard remembering to take your medication and check blood sugars, especially when routines are out of whack. mySugr coaches Kristen and Maggie talk about why it’s important and share helpful tips and tricks.


Did you know sleep is important for diabetes?

Join Scott, Kristen, and Maggie to talk about how sleep plays a key role in your diabetes management, why it’s important, and how to reset your routine if it’s gotten out of whack.


Telemedicine updates & self-care routines

Let’s take a walk with Coach Kristen to talk about her self-care routine, then we’ll hear from Molly with a quick update on leveraging telemedicine.


Type 2 diabetes and checking blood sugar

How, when, and why should you check your blood sugar with type 2 diabetes? mySugr Coaches Kristen and Maggie dig into all of the details for you here.


Is there a diabetic meal plan?

Food and eating can be one of the most confusing and overwhelming aspects of living well with diabetes. Here we get some help and info from mySugr Coaches Kristen and Maggie.


Paired BG checking & meal planning

See an example of paired or structured blood sugar checks with mySugr Coach Molly and then mySugr Coach Maggie takes us through some of the quick tips and tricks the meal planning she’s using.


Should I stop eating sugar altogether?

Living with diabetes means paying attention to what you eat. But what does that mean when it comes to sugar? What do you need to know? Check-in with mySugr Coaches Kristen & Maggie to find out.


What is blood sugar?

Molly digs into sugar alcohols, then she and Scott discuss blood sugar. You hear “blood sugar” or blood glucose all the time, but what does it actually mean? Learn what it is and what you need to know.



Analyzing food labels for added sugar

Molly helps us with questions about fiber, then Maggie and Kristen walk through a few examples of analyzing food labels for added sugar and teach you what to look for.



What causes prediabetes & type 2 diabetes?

mySugr Coaches Kristen and Maggie fill us in on what causes prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Learn what you can do about the risk factors you can control and how to shed the guilt around the risk factors you can’t control.


Signs and symptoms of diabetes

mySugr Coaches Kristen and Maggie go into detail on the common signs and symptoms of diabetes. Learn what to look for, whether everyone experiences these signs and symptoms, and the potential long-term effects.


Can you cure or reverse diabetes?

You probably see headlines all the time that make claims to reverse or cure diabetes. But is it true? Is it really possible to reverse or cure diabetes? Join mySugr Coaches Maggie and Kristen to learn more.