Category Archives: Diabetes

Diabetes Dad: Could it be; a Patch that REALLY STAYS? Take a Look and Try for Yourself.

As many of my readers know, I do not use these pages for advertising.  If I find something that can help, solve a problem, and/or make diabetes life any easier, I share. To be clear: I have received no remuneration for this article, I’m sharing about this product because, quite frankly, it just does what … Continue reading Diabetes Dad: Could it be; a Patch that REALLY STAYS? Take a Look and Try for Yourself.

Diabetes Health Type 2: Managing Diabetes After Retiring

Nine years ago I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. My internist had ordered some standard blood tests plus the a1c and when the results came back he was concerned about an elevated a1c. Three months later my a1c was even higher so he started me on Metformin. I didn’t tolerate Metformin well so my … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Managing Diabetes After Retiring

Diabetes Health News Podcast: Pre-clinical Signs of Diabetic Retinopathy

Click on the arrow to listen to the podcast. Your eyes might be the windows to your soul, but what do they say about your diabetes? According to recent research, your eyes say quite a bit about your health and the extend to which diabetes is impacting your vision. Researchers believe that diabetic patients might … Continue reading Diabetes Health News Podcast: Pre-clinical Signs of Diabetic Retinopathy

Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Dear Loved Ones, Thank You for Not Holding a Grudge

What a weekend. After 21 years with Type 1 diabetes, you’d think I’d be used to these blood sugar swings, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. I had a 330 blood sugar brought on in part by stress and PMS. I’d had a low of 37 the day before. These wildly crazy swings … Continue reading Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Dear Loved Ones, Thank You for Not Holding a Grudge