Tag Archives: blood sugar

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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Foggy

Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. ~ E. L. Doctorow So true. At least writing has been this way … Continue reading

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Feeling tired? Check your blood sugar

First off, a bit of introduction. Admittedly, I have taken a break from the blogging, mostly for the reason that I didn’t know what to blog about. But decided to come back, and here goes. Feel tired? I can relate. … 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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Enticing Food Labels, part 2

In part 1, I have discussed the use of ‘healthy’ and ‘all natural’ statements on the food labels.  Now I will talk about the labels that claim low or no fat or sugar. 3.  No Sugar Added. This sounds rather … 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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Slow eating and diabetes

I was wondering about this for the longest time. My rationale was that if you eat slower, the carbs get into your bloodstream at a slower rate which should contribute to the lower blood sugar numbers overall. Diabetes Self-Management site … Continue reading

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