Tag Archives: diet

Gluten-Free Diet, part 1

First off, I want to acknowledge this topic as being controversial. I understand that your opinion might differ and I respect that. I felt compelled to write about this as a continuation of my series about food labels. That being … Continue reading

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I don’t want to see a specialist and here’s why

After a long procrastinating, I finally went to see a doctor last week. Mostly for the reason of my medications refill, otherwise I would’ve dragged my feet even longer. This is my new PCP (primary care physician). He will take … Continue reading

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Okra, a diabetes cure?

Many online sources swear by okra being a magic cure for diabetes. I think they’re talking about type 2. I received a few emails of this nature, and have seen a few articles on Facebook that claim to have found … Continue reading

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Red Kidney Beans and My Diabetes

There is a split opinion about said beans. Some say that beans in general aka legumes contain too much starch that causes the blood sugar numbers to rise. Aetna insurance company is running a Forum on which I was an … Continue reading

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Not all proteins are the same and how this relates to diabetes

While I was checking my email, a window popped up sporting the words Plant Protein in huge fonts.  This piqued my curiosity and off I went googling.   Here now, I’ve found this gem, Protein: Moving Closer to Center Stage posted on … Continue reading

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Pass the oatmeal, please

I’ve always been big on oatmeal for breakfast.  Love to cook it since no stirring is necessary so I’d just leave it well alone and let cook on its own accord.  In the meantime I check my sugar, make my … Continue reading

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2015 Diabetes Blog Week Day 7 – Crazy Stories

Diabetes can sure bring some crazy moments.  So tell us your Top 3 craziest D related stories!  If you can’t think of three, don’t worry.  We’re just as happy with one or two. What’s crazy about diabetes? Everything. It’s a perfectionist, … Continue reading

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