Tag Archives: diabetes

Relapse

Confession time, I have relapsed. Of course I’m talking about my diabetes. Remember when I bragged about snapping out of it? Well, well. Not so fast. By the way, you know how easy it is to admit your own mistake, more … Continue reading

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What happened when I went off my meds

Remember the day when the meds prices skyrocketed? I called Walgreens for a refill and was shocked to hear the price of a tube of psoriasis ointment, as far as I remember it was well over $100. At the time … Continue reading

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All in a day’s work

I work a few hours a week for an agency that provides care for the older folks in their homes. I come to people’s homes and do whatever needs done. In this blog, I am not going to use the … Continue reading

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The faces of neuropathy

Turned out, there are plenty with the new ones emerging every now and then. Remember when I blogged about my first day on the job about a week ago? The neuropathy hit shortly afterwards and left me wondering why. No really. … Continue reading

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Obesity, BMI and Diabetes

This is a sequel to my previous post, My Opinion About Five Types of Diabetes. Now I will be talking about obesity. Obesity is traditionally defined as having so much body fat that it has a negative effect on health. Body … Continue reading

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My opinion about five types of diabetes

Think you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes? Don’t bet on it. A team of researchers in Sweden and Finland (or in Scandinavia by some sources) recently came to the conclusion that adult-onset diabetes now has as many as … Continue reading

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Dealing with Diabetic Neuropathy

I will be talking about my Type 2 Diabetes that I have had for several years. At the time of bringing up the breaking news about it, I was informed that I did in fact had high blood sugar for … Continue reading

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What goes up, should eventually come down, or what lowers blood sugar

This is a sequel to my earlier post about blood sugar spikes. After dolng some research, I came up with a few things that can actually lower blood sugar. The first one is my favorite lol. 1. Household Chores. Believe … Continue reading

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Blood sugar spikes – why, oh why

I will be talking about type 2 diabetes that I am more familiar with, since I happened to have it. As a common belief has it, the only reason for the blood sugar spikes is indulging in sweets. However it’s … Continue reading

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Post-meal blood sugar spikes

Contrary to the popular belief, a spike in blood sugar after eating also known as postprandial hyperglycemia is not uncommon and typically not dangerous. Unless advised otherwise, most folks with diabetes don’t even have to check their blood sugar after … Continue reading

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