Tag Archives: BG

111 is my lucky number today

. This was my morning fasting BG number today. I don’t usually check my morning fasting BG every day. Heck not even every week. But lately when I do check it, it’s always good, no matter what. And how reliable … Continue reading

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What happened to my morning fasting BG

Lately it’s been around 100, give or take. I however found out that the variations have to do with sleeping or not for the full 8 hours at night. Yesterday someone texted me at 4 am which woke me up, … Continue reading

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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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My opinion about five types of diabetes

Think you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes? Don’t bet on it. A team of researchers in Sweden and Finland (or in Scandinavia by some sources) recently came to the conclusion that adult-onset diabetes now has as many as … 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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Today’s Prompt: DRAMATIC. Nutrition Facts Talk

Nearly every packaged product has a Nutrition Facts Panel, usually located at the back of the label. It starts with the servings size and number of those per container as well as the amount of calories. This is a good … Continue reading

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Moving and Diabetes

To say that moving is stressful is an understatement of the year. However, downsizing is even more stressful. Moving into a studio efficiently combines both. And oh, the timelines! I am left with a couple of weeks to move the remaining … Continue reading

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