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Diabetes Management is not a one-size-fits-all and here’s why

First off, a brief overview.  In this post, I’ll be talking about a type 2 diabetes that I am diagnosed with.  What happens is that although insulin is produced, it cannot be used efficiently by body tissues which is called … Continue reading

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I had a blood sugar spike today :(

This morning I had a BG spike and for the life of me, don’t know why. My morning fasting number was 115.  Why oh why? I had all my snacks within a few hours of each other, I did not have … Continue reading

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Drug Induced Diabetes

Drug Induced Diabetes is a form of a secondary diabetes that develops as a result of having another health condition.  It can be reversible after a medication that caused it is discontinued, or it can be permanent. Drugs that have been … Continue reading

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A Virtuous Patient

Earlier this month, The New Yorker has published an article highlighting a tendency of some doctors to prescribe unnecessary medical tests or treatments, thus harming patients physically and financially. This includes doing EEG for an uncomplicated headache, while EEGs are for … Continue reading

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New Blood Tests Diagnose Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Gastrointestinal disorders are common among those affected by diabetes. Diabetes is a systemic disease that may affect many organ systems, and GI tract is no exception. An Irritable Bowel Syndrome is one of the GI disorders. An accurate irritable bowel … 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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How to Exercise When You’re Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes

For an exercise plan to work, one expert says it has to be a routine that the person can stick to  How to Exercise When You’re Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes

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