Tag Archives: type 2

The Journey of a Test Strip — where to buy them.

Where do you buy your strips? This is the question of the day.  Actually not exactly a question but I was at a loss how else to word it. Am still recovering from a shock at hearing local drugstore prices. … Continue reading

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Diabetes is unforgiving

It won’t allow a single misstep. No simple carbs means just that which I found out the hard way when enjoying regular Mountain Dew last month. With it being a lemon-lime flavor, it didn’t even taste like an old Mountain Dew … Continue reading

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It’s 114, yay!

Today my morning fasting BG was 114. Down from 121. Yay! Doing a happy dance.

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Relapse

Confession time, I have relapsed. Of course I’m talking about my diabetes. Remember when I bragged about snapping out of it? Well, well. Not so fast. By the way, you know how easy it is to admit your own mistake, more … Continue reading

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What happened when I went off my meds

Remember the day when the meds prices skyrocketed? I called Walgreens for a refill and was shocked to hear the price of a tube of psoriasis ointment, as far as I remember it was well over $100. At the time … Continue reading

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My opinion about five types of diabetes

Think you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes? Don’t bet on it. A team of researchers in Sweden and Finland (or in Scandinavia by some sources) recently came to the conclusion that adult-onset diabetes now has as many as … Continue reading

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Dealing with Diabetic Neuropathy

I will be talking about my Type 2 Diabetes that I have had for several years. At the time of bringing up the breaking news about it, I was informed that I did in fact had high blood sugar for … Continue reading

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