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I had a blood sugar spike today :(

This morning I had a BG spike and for the life of me, don’t know why. My morning fasting number was 115.  Why oh why? I had all my snacks within a few hours of each other, I did not have … 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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What affects blood sugar levels?

Blood sugar level is influenced by a vast number of causes.  Food is one of them, including how much, how often and a combination of the different kinds of food; physical activity, hormone levels, to name a few. The whole idea … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder, meaning that the body’s immune system attacks its own pancreas affecting its ability to produce insulin; this usually happens at a young age.  In this case scenario, insulin has to come into your … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Denial

First off, denial is perfectly normal. Some doctors fail to understand this concept, though. Last year I went for a routine appointment with my doctor. She has dropped a bomb, you were actually diagnosed with diabetes back in 2006 (8 … Continue reading

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About Me

Welcome to my blog.  I will be posting about type 2 diabetes, how it affects my life and the events that revolve around it. I have learned that living with diabetes is an art and not a science, since most … Continue reading

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