Category Archives: Blood Glucose

Type 1 & 2 Diabetes: Don’t be a Turkey on Thanksgiving

I really look forward to Thanksgiving. For me, it’s a great time to spend with family and friends, watch some ballgames on TV and eat. All those wonderful traditional dishes that taste so good are ready for my undivided

Type 1 Diabetes: Sex and Diabetes: From Her Point of View

I have had type 1 diabetes since the age of ten.  When my husband and I were first married, I had no trouble with my sex drive. After the births of our three children, however, I noticed a big decrease

AskNadia: Reversing and Curing Diabetes

Dear Nadia,

I sell a supplement that reverses and cures diabetes. It controls high blood sugars. I think your readers will benefit from using my product.

Jennifer,
San Rafael Ca

Dear Jennifer,

There are many companies like yourself who promise …

Living With Type 2: A Nutty Way to Help Control Diabetes

Carbohydrates can increase blood sugar levels in people with diabetes, as well as contribute to weight gain.  A recent study shows that eating two ounces of raw, dry, or roasted nuts daily as a replacement for two ounces of other …

AskNadia: What’s The Science Behind The A1C Test

Dear Nadia,

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?

RAS

Dear RAS,

The A1C sometimes …

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: Switching BG Meters for Less Pain

A Roche Diagnostics survey conducted in July 2005 found that almost one in four people with diabetes do not test blood glucose as they should.

According to the Omnibus national survey of 1,002 adultswith type 1 and type 2 diabetes, …

Flashback Friday: Thankful to The Person That Put Me on The Insulin Pump

Thankful to Be Pumping Insulin

This month, our focus is on giving thanks, or at least, thinking about the good things in life. Being able to plan and eat a Thanksgiving dinner and still maintain blood glucose control is an …

AskNadia: Best Margarine to Use for My Cholesterol

Dear Nadia,

I am a type 2 diabetic who uses medication and insulin. At night, I take cholesterol medication and check my blood pressure. My cholesterol is in the normal range. I use vegetable margarine for my toast, and I …