Category Archives: Blood Sugar

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 …

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: We Care For Each Other

The other day a volunteer rushed up to me on the sales floor of the shop I managed and said that her fellow volunteer, who had type 2 diabetes, was dealing with low blood sugar. She knew that I live …

Type 2 Diabetes: Panicking After Your Diabetes Diagnosis

My best friend from high school, Katherine, married a wonderful man who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes a little over six years ago. John Schaaf, now 63, lives with Katherine in Berkeley, Calif., and works is retired from Chevron

Type 1 & 2 Diabetes: Eight Tips for Super Blood Sugar Control

You’re heard the doctors. You’ve read the articles. You know all about tight control.

Ever since the results from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial were published in 1993, everyone has known that reducing A1C levels staves off complications and …

Type 1 & Type 2: 12 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

Are you ready for a challenge? Then let’s take a trip together–just me, you, and diabetes. Another travel season is upon us, with all of the challenges and frustrations that it entails for those with type 1 and type 2 …