Category Archives: About diabetes

Prediabetes: it does exist

I’ve come across a number of opinions on the net about whether prediabetes exists and felt compelled to write about it. After having done a bit of research, I came to the conclusion that it does in fact exist.  Confirmed … Continue reading

Posted in About diabetes, diabetes, prediabetes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Discovering prediabetes – an eye opener

Those with T2D, do you know anything about prediabetes?  I have gained this knowledge online as of this morning.  Whoever said anything about the dangers of self diagnosing online wasn’t in my shoes.   I just self diagnosed myself based on … Continue reading

Posted in About diabetes, Diagnostic tests, prediabetes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Skinny on Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder, meaning that the body’s immune system attacks its own pancreas affecting its ability to produce insulin; this usually happens at a young age.  In this case scenario, insulin has to come into your … Continue reading

Posted in A1C, About diabetes, blood sugar, diabetes, diet, Health, insulin resistance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Diabetes and Denial

First off, denial is perfectly normal. Some doctors fail to understand this concept, though. Last year I went for a routine appointment with my doctor. She has dropped a bomb, you were actually diagnosed with diabetes back in 2006 (8 … Continue reading

Posted in About diabetes, blood glucose, diet, First Diagnosed, Health, Type 2 Diabetes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments