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Let’s talk bananas

Do you think bananas grow on the trees? You’re not alone. Most folks think so and even sing songs about it. But the fact remains, banana plants are technically herbs since they contain no woody tissue. These plants are made … Continue reading

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Soup, anyone? Vegetable Barley Soup

Earlier tonight I was in a cooking mood. This doesn’t happen very often as I don’t like cooking. But since it wouldn’t cook on its own, like a smart soup of sorts, I had to do what I had to … 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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Meal Planning for Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetic Diet – is there such a thing? Oftentimes, when people are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, they feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to begin.  Diet sounds almost like a swear word.  Oh no, another chronic condition on my … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder, meaning that the body’s immune system attacks its own pancreas affecting its ability to produce insulin; this usually happens at a young age.  In this case scenario, insulin has to come into your … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Denial

First off, denial is perfectly normal. Some doctors fail to understand this concept, though. Last year I went for a routine appointment with my doctor. She has dropped a bomb, you were actually diagnosed with diabetes back in 2006 (8 … Continue reading

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About Me

Welcome to my blog.  I will be posting about type 2 diabetes, how it affects my life and the events that revolve around it. I have learned that living with diabetes is an art and not a science, since most … Continue reading

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