Tag Archives: blood glucose

Today’s prompt – Understanding My Diabetes

I think that continuing to understand my diabetes plays right into this Daily Prompt. I will be writing about my morning fasting BG numbers. Lately they were not bad. Steadily around 102, and even once 99 that is super normal … Continue reading

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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

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A New Diabetic Meter

There’s a new diabetic meter, FreeStyle Precision Neo. It costs $18 at Walmart and you can buy 50 test strips for $20. It requires no coding and is available without a prescription. The company actually claims that due to the … Continue reading

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I don’t want to see a specialist and here’s why

After a long procrastinating, I finally went to see a doctor last week. Mostly for the reason of my medications refill, otherwise I would’ve dragged my feet even longer. This is my new PCP (primary care physician). He will take … Continue reading

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Order in which food is eaten may affect postprandial blood sugar

Diabetes Self-Management reports a study done at the Cornell Medical College.  The researchers picked 11 overweight people with type 2 diabetes who were on Metformin. On 2 separate days a week apart, the participants were given a meal of vegetables, … Continue reading

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My June monthly chart of the fasting blood sugar numbers

Here’s my June chart.  I’ve been trying to get as close to the 100 line as I possibly could.  Am still trying.

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FDA Issues Ketoacidosis Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs

(Image Credit: Medline Plus website) A couple of days ago FDA issued a warning that a certain class of meds prescribed for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes can cause ketoacidosis, a life-threatening condition.  These drugs are SGLT2 inhibitors. SGLT2 … Continue reading

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2015 Diabetes Blog Week Day 2 — Keep It To Yourself

Many of us share lots of aspects of our diabetes lives online for the world to see.  What are some of the aspects of diabetes that you choose to keep private from the internet?  Or from your family and friends?  … Continue reading

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Diabetes Sick Days

Most everyone gets sick once in a while; it’s not uncommon to get a cold or flu or another illness.  However when you have diabetes, your body sees a sickness as a form of a stress and releases hormones to … Continue reading

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Tomato: a fruit or a vegetable?

It has never occurred to me which one is which until I overheard a conversation in the grocery department.  Tomatoes are a fruit?  No kidding. Turned out I wasn’t the only one confused. A fruit is the part of the … Continue reading

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