Category Archives: diabetes management

Lettuce-tuna salad

This afternoon I was in a mood to munch on something and thought up this. A low carb snack. Ingredients: one half head of a medium iceberg lettuce one can tuna in water just a bit of oil one teaspoon … Continue reading

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Oh so sweet

We are conditioned or programmed if you will, to think that sweet means good. Looking at some kid and saying, she is such a sweetie is considered normal and even nice. If anything is extremely good, it’s “sweet”. Let alone … Continue reading

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Diabetic neuropathy and cold weather

Not a great combo and you hear this from the horse’s mouth. Remember when I was blogging about my neuropathy gone bad after eating some rice? https://comeinsitdown.wordpress.com/2020/02/11/carbs-rant/ I was thinking, how come it happened so fast after only one time … Continue reading

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When your meter quits

My Accu-Chek Nano did just that. In the morning I pulled it out from its pouch only to discover that it’s, well, dead. The screen was dark and pressing buttons did absolutely nothing. My first impulse was to toss it … Continue reading

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Low Carb Cooking

Pretty sure I didn’t invent much but I thought up the ingredients for having low carbs. I watch my carbs like a hawk and this soup followed the suit. Here goes . Low Carb Barley Vegetable Soup in a Crockpot … Continue reading

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111 is my lucky number today

. This was my morning fasting BG number today. I don’t usually check my morning fasting BG every day. Heck not even every week. But lately when I do check it, it’s always good, no matter what. And how reliable … Continue reading

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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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Disputing Medical Bill

This is a sequel to my previous post, Diabetic Eye Exam.  In summary, I was billed for an eye test that was never done, under the disguise of a Refraction Test.  And now I’m trying to dispute said bill. I heard tons … Continue reading

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Diabetic Eye Exam

This exam is all about testing the eye pressure, also known as a dilated eye exam.  A yellow potion is dropped into your eyes and the pressure is measured.  Then the eyes are rinsed and off you go on your merry … Continue reading

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What happened to my morning fasting BG

Lately it’s been around 100, give or take. I however found out that the variations have to do with sleeping or not for the full 8 hours at night. Yesterday someone texted me at 4 am which woke me up, … Continue reading

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