Tag Archives: fiber

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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