Tag Archives: type 2 diabetes

The Daily Prompt: EMPTY. My glass isn’t empty

When you’re blessed with diabetes, try keeping your glass not empty, both literally and figuratively. Positive attitude helps to manage diabetes more efficiently. Diabetes management is a full-time job that can easily become overwhelming. It affects a big part of … Continue reading

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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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How accurate are blood glucose meters?

Not very much so, according to my own experience and my research on the net. Mayo Clinic site lists a number of factors  that can affect meter accuracy.  Among them, test strip problems, monitor problems, improper coding, not enough blood applied … Continue reading

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Want to lose weight? Take neurontin

Just kidding. I can’t really recommend this drug although it did what it was supposed to do as its primary function. It has made my diabetic neuropathy go away for the time being; not sure if forever which remains to … Continue reading

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My Yay Moment This Morning

This morning, after having done about 15 min of brisk walking, my fasting blood sugar is 94. Yay! It works!

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Complications

Originally posted on Diabetes Odyssey:
*Warning: Some photos may be difficult for sensitive viewers* Recently I have been asked exactly how many complications I suffer related to my diabetes. I kind of have to laugh because to me that question…

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2015 Diabetes Blog Week Day 1 — I Can

What have you or your loved one accomplished, despite having diabetes, that you weren’t sure you could?  Or what have you done that you’ve been particularly proud of?  Or what good thing has diabetes brought into your life? First off, … Continue reading

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