Tag Archives: complications

Neuropathy and Cold Weather

There is definitely a connection between the two, I can feel it each time the weather takes a wrong turn. Neuropathy is a nerve damage that can be caused by various conditions; mine is due to the type 2 diabetes. … Continue reading

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Type 2 diabetes, an invisible disease

Another morning I wake up and my legs are killing me. I knew immediately what it was, a nerve pain, diabetes complication. I tried walking around, massage, elevating them, all to no avail. Then I succumbed to the pain pills … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Anxiety

As someone who has been diagnosed with T2D, I was wondering whether anxiety is more common in PWD (people with diabetes). ADA website quotes a large nationwide study of over 200,000 adult participants, some with diabetes and some without. The … Continue reading

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Project BMG – Eye Complications of Diabetes

This is a brief overview of diabetes eye complications, a part of the Project BMG, thanks to Roberta Pimentel 🙂

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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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Want to lose weight? Take neurontin

Just kidding. I can’t really recommend this drug although it did what it was supposed to do as its primary function. It has made my diabetic neuropathy go away for the time being; not sure if forever which remains to … Continue reading

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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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