Tag Archives: type 2

My Morning Fasting Blood Sugar

It was a whopping 116. I couldn’t believe my eyes as this hasn’t happened in a long time. Lately my fasting numbers were fairly close to a 100, sometimes even 99 that was super normal for me. And now this. … Continue reading

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Neuropathy and Cold Weather

There is definitely a connection between the two, I can feel it each time the weather takes a wrong turn. Neuropathy is a nerve damage that can be caused by various conditions; mine is due to the type 2 diabetes. … Continue reading

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Type 2 diabetes, an invisible disease

Another morning I wake up and my legs are killing me. I knew immediately what it was, a nerve pain, diabetes complication. I tried walking around, massage, elevating them, all to no avail. Then I succumbed to the pain pills … Continue reading

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Today’s Prompt: Profound

The modern approach to treating diabetes is profoundly different from the way it was in the mid-20th century. In the late 1950’s, it was noticed that while some people with diabetes can make their own insulin, some others can’t. Thus … Continue reading

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Morning After a Sleepless Night

After staying up all night and finally going to sleep at dawn, my morning fasting BG is 92. Woo hoo! 92 is a super normal for me. See what being up and about all night does to the fasting blood sugar? … 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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Can Eating Sugar Cause Diabetes?

This topic seems as old as the world. I’ve received an email from a friend that stated that sugar consumption causes diabetes (translation: T2D), and you can prevent it by not eating sugar. As far as I know, it’s not … Continue reading

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