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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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Disappointing A1C Results

I very rarely get depressed, but I think I’m depressed right now. I also normally don’t tell anybody when I’m depressed, or especially why I’m depressed. I feel a responsibility to my readers about this though, and to the diabetes … Continue reading

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Don’t Sign That Form!

Yesterday I called my doctors office to order an A1C test before my appointment in a couple weeks.  I asked them to call it in to the lab.  I get to the lab today, rather excited to get my blood … Continue reading

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Hypoglycemia Symptoms With Normal Blood Sugars

Have you ever had hypoglycemia symptoms, but when you check your blood sugar, you’re completely normal?  So then you wait 20 minutes, check again, and you’re blood sugar hasn’t changed.  Yet you still feel hypoglycemic?  It’s kind of a phantom … Continue reading

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Blood Sugars Below 250

I think I got my first glucometer in my early teen years.  Before that, I peed on a paper test strip that measured sugar in my urine.  I don’t really remember how often I checked my blood sugar back then. … Continue reading

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Paleo is helping my diabetes!

I’m happy to report that the paleo lifestyle has helped me to improve my hemoglobin A1C by 2.5 points in 6 months!  This is huge for me!  Just like many type 1 diabetics I ride the blood sugar rollercoaster, and … Continue reading

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