Tag Archives: hypoglycemia

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

Posted in complications, diabetes, diabetes management, diabetic neuropathy, neuropathy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in diabetes, diabetes management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in complications, diabetes, diabetes management, neuropathy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in diabetes, diabetes management, emergency, Health, medical id bracelet, medical id card | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment