Tag Archives: diabetes

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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Nuances of diabetes

I went to see my doctor a few days ago, and today the results of the last blood work came by email. My A1C is 6.0, woohoo! When I was first diagnosed a couple of years ago, it was 6.5, … Continue reading

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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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Anxiety disorder or panic attack, oh my

In this post I will discuss anxiety and panic as these two terms are oftentimes being used interchangeably. More so, the word attack is frequently attached to either one and both are often used to mean the same thing. Technically … 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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Diabetes and Depression

What a combo.  As if having diabetes wasn’t enough, out comes depression to make it complete.  Or was it the other way around?  This is reminiscent of an old chicken and egg dilemma. Remember, which came first? But I digress.  … Continue reading

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