Monthly Archives: October 2013

Diabetes and FMLA : Know Your Rights

Have you ever heard of the Family and Medical Leave Act, otherwise known as FMLA?  I hadn’t, until 2.5 years ago when I took a job for a major cell phone provider as a customer service rep in a big … Continue reading

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Always Read The Nutrition Label

Let me start this article by saying “always read the nutrition label”.  Yesterday, my cousin, who cares about my health, was concerned for me when she discovered that I still drink diet Coke.  I asked why, and she said she’s … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Chia for Diabetes

Do you have any idea what the wonders of chia for diabetes are? Please allow me to enlighten you! Chia, a plant from the mint family, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. Used by Aztec and Mayan warriors … Continue reading

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Diabetic Zombie Apocalypse Survival Guide

Welcome to my diabetic zombie apocalypse survival guide!  There are many zombie apocalypse survival guides out there, but not very many that deal with the special needs of an insulin dependant diabetic. This article will review some of the special … Continue reading

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Test Strip Accuracy Is Important To Me Because

Test strip accuracy is important to me because . . . . . I like to go to bed with my blood sugar under 100 mg/dl, so I can ride out the night in a perfect blood sugar range.  I … Continue reading

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