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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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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all my readers and followers!

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Guess who’s calling

Guess who’s calling.  My car registration, that’s who. A bit of history.  Last year I have traded my old car for the snap orange VW Bug.   Now that the Bug plate stickers are up to expire next month, the time … 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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My Morning Fasting Blood Sugar

It was a whopping 116. I couldn’t believe my eyes as this hasn’t happened in a long time. Lately my fasting numbers were fairly close to a 100, sometimes even 99 that was super normal for me. And now this. … Continue reading

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Who Discovered Insulin

It was back in the day in 1921 that Frederick Banting and Charles H Best discovered insulin. Banting and Best injected the hormone into a diabetic dog and found that it effectively lowered high blood glucose levels to normal. So … Continue reading

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The Daily Prompt – Loyal

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” ~ Ernest Hemingway Of course, this was way before personal computers and eReaders “I love dogs.  They live in the moment and don’t care about anything except affection and food.  They’re … Continue reading

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