Tag Archives: Sugar

Is It Possible to Tame Type 2 Diabetes?

Jeff O’Connell is the author of “Sugar Nation: The Hidden Truth Behind America’s Deadliest Habit and the Simple Way to Beat It.”  I discovered his book while browsing the shelves of my local library, and I could hardly put it down. Though I have type I diabetes and O’Connell’s book focuses on type 2, I … Continue reading Is It Possible to Tame Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes Health Type 2: Is High Blood Sugar a Legitimate Cause of Emotional Instability?

It appears that I am an a typical diabetic. I am a type 2 who was not obese at the time of diagnosis at age 44. In addition, I wound up on insulin within six months of diagnosis, after I had made a good faith effort to maintain my blood sugars with diet, exercise, and … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Is High Blood Sugar a Legitimate Cause of Emotional Instability?

Type 2 Diabetes: Motts® isn’t just for Tots

Parents of infants and toddlers may be familiar with Motts for Tots® apple juice because of its low sugar content. Motts touts its toddler specific apple juice as “the perfect first juice for your little one” and notes that Motts for Tots® has 40% less sugar than its standard apple juice. The thinking is that … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes: Motts® isn’t just for Tots

Diabetes Health Round Up

With so much going on,  you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy! AskNadia: What’s Your Exercise Story Living With Type 2 Diabetes: Satisfying Sugar Cravings Diabetes … Continue reading Diabetes Health Round Up

Living With Type 2 Diabetes: Satisfying Sugar Cravings

It is likely that million Americans have an addiction to sugar.  I once read somewhere that breaking a sugar addiction can be just as difficult as breaking a heroin addiction, and I believe it. Guzzling down a piece of candy, cake, or soft drink can feel downright satisfying. Realizing that I’ll likely never break my … Continue reading Living With Type 2 Diabetes: Satisfying Sugar Cravings

Diabetes Health Type 2: Everyday Worries, Diabetes Style

It’s not the everyday worries that “normal” people stress about. Diabetes makes you worry about it every day, all day. My husband is quick to ask “Can you change what you’re worrying about?” and when I confirm that I can’t, he reminds me that there is no point in worrying. That might be true when … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Everyday Worries, Diabetes Style