Category Archives: diet

Gluten-Free Diet, part 1

First off, I want to acknowledge this topic as being controversial. I understand that your opinion might differ and I respect that. I felt compelled to write about this as a continuation of my series about food labels. That being … 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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What affects blood sugar levels?

Blood sugar level is influenced by a vast number of causes.  Food is one of them, including how much, how often and a combination of the different kinds of food; physical activity, hormone levels, to name a few. The whole idea … Continue reading

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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

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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

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