I went to Starbucks to get a coconut latte and to write my “AskNadia” column. I love the leather chairs that are usually situated right near the power outlet. There were two I could see from the ordering counter and …
Why do my BG’s run high when I hike in higher altitudes?
When you exercise in elevations your body is accustomed to, chances are you have a good idea of how your blood sugar will …
What’s the science behind the A1C test ? My husband is a type 2 diabetic and recently received his A1C results which was 9 percent. What is considered a good A1C range?
The A1C sometimes …
I’ve heard that coconut oil is good for maintaining blood sugar. Is this true, or did I misunderstand?
San Diego Ca
In the past, the benefits of coconut oil were considered controversial because some felt there …
Is there any promising research for curing type 1 diabetes? Seven years in our family. Any hope?
Yes, there is hope—a considerable amount of it, thanks to research focusing on ways to “tell” …
My doctor has put me on a low potassium diet. I need a chart for foods I can eat. I only received a list of what I cannot eat. I am limited to 2000 milligrams of sodium a day and …
Whys doesn’t Medicare cover the OmniPod tubeless insulin pump? I sure wish it was covered.
Medicare has their own formula for calculating what is medically necessary for medical devices, which they classify as “Durable Medical …
Why did my daughter get Type 1 diabetes? I wish I had it instead of her.
San Francisco CA
I have been asked this question many times over the years. Especially by parents like yourself who are …
I have type 2 diabetes. Why does my blood sugar run high after I exercise on a treadmill?
There are many reasons why your blood sugars run high after exercising on a treadmill. …
I have had Type 2 diabetes for ten years and I control it with diet and exercise. My fasting sugar levels are always high. My sugar level will not go down. What do I need to do to …