Tag Archives: hypoglycemia

Flying with type 2 diabetes

This involves some advance planning. While traveling by car allows for more flexibility with food, it is not so should you choose to fly. The airline food is not necessarily the healthiest. BuzzFeed website provides information of airline meals for … Continue reading

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Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy means nerve damage by an elevated blood sugar. If you’re having a neuropathy, you usually know it. In this post, I will focus on those that affected me. Some of the symptoms have started long before I was … Continue reading

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Diabetes Service Dogs

If you have Type 1 diabetes & developed Hypoglycemia Unawareness, you might want to have a trained diabetes service dog.  The process of getting a service dog may take some time.  May training groups require that potential clients undergo screenings … Continue reading

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Hypoglycemia Unawareness ( HU )

Hypoglycemia or hypo for short happens when BG drops below normal, usually less than 70 mg/dL.  The symptoms appear fast and can include confusion, blurred vision, lightheadedness or dizziness, sweating, chills and clamminess, trembling, fast heartbeat, anxiety, headaches, nightmares or … Continue reading

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Diabetes Medical ID — why wear it?

I can’t stress out enough the importance of having one. For all you know, you can have a hypoglycemic episode or a car accident, go unresponsive and can’t tell the world that you’re a diabetic. It’s very important that the … Continue reading

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