Tag Archives: A1C

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

Posted in complications, diabetes, diabetes management, neuropathy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in complications, Daily Prompt, diabetes, diabetes management, diabetic neuropathy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in blood glucose, Daily Prompt, diabetes, diabetes management | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Today’s Prompt: OBVIOUS. Target blood glucose levels for Type 2 Diabetes

Setting goals in an important tool in managing diabetes.  Target blood glucose levels are one of them. ADA suggests the following targets for the nonpregnant adults with Type 2 Diabetes.  (border is mine) I was dumbfounded when seeing these. What’s … Continue reading

Posted in A1C, complications, Daily Prompt, diabetes, diabetes management, neuropathy | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Diabetes Management is not a one-size-fits-all and here’s why

First off, a brief overview.  In this post, I’ll be talking about a type 2 diabetes that I am diagnosed with.  What happens is that although insulin is produced, it cannot be used efficiently by body tissues which is called … Continue reading

Posted in diabetes, diabetes management, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Prediabetes: it does exist

I’ve come across a number of opinions on the net about whether prediabetes exists and felt compelled to write about it. After having done a bit of research, I came to the conclusion that it does in fact exist.  Confirmed … Continue reading

Posted in About diabetes, diabetes, prediabetes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Discovering prediabetes – an eye opener

Those with T2D, do you know anything about prediabetes?  I have gained this knowledge online as of this morning.  Whoever said anything about the dangers of self diagnosing online wasn’t in my shoes.   I just self diagnosed myself based on … Continue reading

Posted in About diabetes, Diagnostic tests, prediabetes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment