Monthly Archives: December 2013

My Diabetes Supplement Stack

I’m in a local diabetes support group, and over the weekend I was asked what supplements I take, what brand I use, and why I take them.  My diabetes supplement stack consists of CoQ10, Fish Oil, Vitamin D3, Magnesium, and … Continue reading

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My Best A1C Results In 43 Years Of Diabetes!!!

Last Thursday the 19th of December, 2013, I went to my follow-up appointment with my nurse practioner (NP) after having blood work done the previous week. I got lots of tests done, but was most eager to get my A1C … Continue reading

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December’s DSMA Blog Carnival

Per December’s DMSA blog carnival topic, today I’ll be reviewing 2013 as it relates to my diabetes.  So in January of 2013 I got serious about my blog and converted my free WordPress.com blog into a WordPress.org blog.  It started … Continue reading

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Driving With Diabetes RANT

I’m not going to make any friends with this post, but it’s important and it needs to be said.  I should warn you that this is a driving with diabetes RANT, and I’m pretty hot right now.  Am I the … Continue reading

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Sushi Is My Nemesis

As a type 1 diabetic, sushi is my nemesis for sure. I can’t get enough of it. On the occasions that do get to have it, I eat so much of it, that I can’t move. For most diabetics, pizza … Continue reading

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Don’t Restrict Access To Blood Glucose Test Strips!

The following is a guest post regarding Oregon’s Health Evidence Review Commission making a recommendation to restrict access to blood glucose test strips for people with type 2 diabetes on the Medicaid-funded Oregon Health Plan (OHP)  This post is from Certified … Continue reading

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Defeated and Embarrassed

I recently let diabetes get the best of me, leaving me feeling defeated and embarrassed.  Last Saturday I started my day with a normal blood sugar, had my breakfast, took my insulin, and went on my way to help my … Continue reading

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