Category Archives: diabetes management

The Journey of a Test Strip — where to buy them.

Where do you buy your strips? This is the question of the day.  Actually not exactly a question but I was at a loss how else to word it. Am still recovering from a shock at hearing local drugstore prices. … Continue reading

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The Journey of a Test Strip

I am of course talking about diabetic test strips that I use on a daily basis.   First off, a bit of history. Test strips and meters likewise are an important part of managing diabetes at home. Nowadays we take them … Continue reading

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Diabetes is unforgiving

It won’t allow a single misstep. No simple carbs means just that which I found out the hard way when enjoying regular Mountain Dew last month. With it being a lemon-lime flavor, it didn’t even taste like an old Mountain Dew … Continue reading

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Relapse

Confession time, I have relapsed. Of course I’m talking about my diabetes. Remember when I bragged about snapping out of it? Well, well. Not so fast. By the way, you know how easy it is to admit your own mistake, more … Continue reading

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What happened when I went off my meds

Remember the day when the meds prices skyrocketed? I called Walgreens for a refill and was shocked to hear the price of a tube of psoriasis ointment, as far as I remember it was well over $100. At the time … Continue reading

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The faces of neuropathy

Turned out, there are plenty with the new ones emerging every now and then. Remember when I blogged about my first day on the job about a week ago? The neuropathy hit shortly afterwards and left me wondering why. No really. … Continue reading

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5.9 is my lucky number

I am talking about my last A1C number that slowly but surely is getting better. From 6.5 back in 2014 to 5.9 now. I didn’t do half of what is advised all over the web. I was physically active, well … Continue reading

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Dealing with Diabetic Neuropathy

I will be talking about my Type 2 Diabetes that I have had for several years. At the time of bringing up the breaking news about it, I was informed that I did in fact had high blood sugar 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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