Category Archives: diabetes

Feeling tired? Check your blood sugar

First off, a bit of introduction. Admittedly, I have taken a break from the blogging, mostly for the reason that I didn’t know what to blog about. But decided to come back, and here goes. Feel tired? I can relate. … 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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How often to check blood sugar?

Checking blood sugar is an important part of diabetes management.  But how often to do so is a good question.  In this context, I am talking about type 2 diabetes. Ever since I was first diagnosed, I was instructed to … 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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Neuropathy and Cold Weather

There is definitely a connection between the two, I can feel it each time the weather takes a wrong turn. Neuropathy is a nerve damage that can be caused by various conditions; mine is due to the type 2 diabetes. … Continue reading

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Type 2 diabetes, an invisible disease

Another morning I wake up and my legs are killing me. I knew immediately what it was, a nerve pain, diabetes complication. I tried walking around, massage, elevating them, all to no avail. Then I succumbed to the pain pills … Continue reading

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Anxiety disorder or panic attack, oh my

In this post I will discuss anxiety and panic as these two terms are oftentimes being used interchangeably. More so, the word attack is frequently attached to either one and both are often used to mean the same thing. Technically … Continue reading

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