I’ve been using the Dex since May. It’s totally changed my life. Rather than test 17 or more times a day while I’m on prednisone, I glance at my watch, view my glucose reading, and make a treatment decision. Honest. I also use an app – SugarMate – that works with the Dex to see my […]
I don’t know about you, but there are times when I want something to eat that isn’t going to knock my glucose out of whack. This is especially difficult since I am often on prednisone–which knocks my glucose to the moon as it is. Here is my version of an easy-to-make, good-tasting, snack that won’t ruin your night. It actually tastes pretty good, too.
I just read a horrifying report about Metformin and kids. It boils down to this: Kids and teens do not respond to Metformin in the same way as adults. That’s very bad news for kids because once they develop Type 2, the disease progresses more rapidly than in adults. Bottom line: They are in trouble […]
March 27 is the American Diabetes Association’s Alert!Day this year. It’s your chance to take a simple, online Diabetes Risk Test and see where you fall. It won’t take much time and it could mean a head start that will make a difference to your longterm health. Leave a comment to let us know how […]
I’ve been thinking about it. It seems to me that it’s taken me about two years to really get it that I’m a Type 2 diabetic. I mean, it’s not going away. It’s not a passing fad. It’s not a trivial thing. It’s taken me two years to get it that I really need to make changes that are going to make a difference in my longterm health…