Category Archives: High Blood Sugar

Diabetes Health Type 1: The Knock Out Boxer

My diabetic educator fired up a video of professional athletes enjoying their chosen sport. A cyclist whizzed down mountainous trails in California with an insulin pump mounted on his hip. A swimmer dove into a pool and came up just …

AskNadia: New Type 1 Mom Can’t Control Her Blood Glucose Levels

Dear Nadia:

I’m having a lot of lows and highs that I can’t control. I just had a baby a little over 6 weeks ago and am wondering if that could be reason.

Maribeth

Dear Maribeth:

I don’t know …

AskNadia: Pre-diabetes and How The Glycemic Index Affects My A1C

Dear Nadia:
 
I am currently on a “pre-diabetic” watch because of excessive thirst and urination. My current A1c is 5.7. My last fasting glucose at eight hours was 106; at 12 hours 93.   
 
After those readings I had a freshly

AskNadia: The History of the Implantable Insulin Pump

Dear Jeff,

 I have had diabetes for 28 years and wore two different insulin pumps for a total of 8 years. I quit the insulin pump because of scarring issues that lead to insulin effectiveness issues. Now after many years,

AskNadia: Which Diabetes Tests Should I Order

Dear Nadia,

I am pre-diabetic, or  I was. My A1c has been in the normal range for about a year now. However, for the last two months, I have been suffering from hypoglycemia. The first few times my numbers were

Type 2 Diabetes: Medication Keeping My Husband Out of The Bedroom

Dear Diabetes Health,

I have been married for 14 years.  I am 36 and my husband is 39, and we have a seven-year-old daughter. About six months, ago my husband found out that he has type 2 diabetes.

My husband