Category Archives: blood glucose

Brown fat, cold weather and diabetes

About a week ago my morning fasting BG was a whopping 118; I couldn’t believe it. Thinking that it must have been a bad strip or a glitch of sorts, I rechecked and it was about the same. Ditto for … Continue reading

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What goes up, should eventually come down, or what lowers blood sugar

This is a sequel to my earlier post about blood sugar spikes. After dolng some research, I came up with a few things that can actually lower blood sugar. The first one is my favorite lol. 1. Household Chores. Believe … Continue reading

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Blood sugar spikes – why, oh why

I will be talking about type 2 diabetes that I am more familiar with, since I happened to have it. As a common belief has it, the only reason for the blood sugar spikes is indulging in sweets. However it’s … Continue reading

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Post-meal blood sugar spikes

Contrary to the popular belief, a spike in blood sugar after eating also known as postprandial hyperglycemia is not uncommon and typically not dangerous. Unless advised otherwise, most folks with diabetes don’t even have to check their blood sugar after … Continue reading

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Flying with type 2 diabetes

This involves some advance planning. While traveling by car allows for more flexibility with food, it is not so should you choose to fly. The airline food is not necessarily the healthiest. BuzzFeed website provides information of airline meals for … Continue reading

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Nuances of diabetes

I went to see my doctor a few days ago, and today the results of the last blood work came by email. My A1C is 6.0, woohoo! When I was first diagnosed a couple of years ago, it was 6.5, … Continue reading

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Today’s Prompt: Clean.

I am going to put blogging on hold for some time. I do realize that I should have made this announcement a while ago… yes, I know it’s an excuse. So I have decided to come clean and write this … Continue reading

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A New Diabetic Meter

There’s a new diabetic meter, FreeStyle Precision Neo. It costs $18 at Walmart and you can buy 50 test strips for $20. It requires no coding and is available without a prescription. The company actually claims that due to the … Continue reading

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CURE FOR DIABETES?

I am a type 2 and am eager to get rid of it.  My life has become complicated ever since the diagnosis.  I cannot eat high carb foods, I have to exercise and diabetes is always on my mind.  My … Continue reading

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Diabetes Sick Days

Most everyone gets sick once in a while; it’s not uncommon to get a cold or flu or another illness.  However when you have diabetes, your body sees a sickness as a form of a stress and releases hormones to … Continue reading

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