Tag Archives: blood glucose

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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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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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

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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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The Daily Post prompt: Careless. Discovering Siamese Twins in my life.

I have been discovering Siamese Twins around me lately. Starting with my studio… The adjacent unit is physically joined with mine by the means of a wall. Said wall is solid and there’s no access from one unit to another … Continue reading

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Morning After a Sleepless Night

After staying up all night and finally going to sleep at dawn, my morning fasting BG is 92. Woo hoo! 92 is a super normal for me. See what being up and about all night does to the fasting blood sugar? … Continue reading

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