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What Is Diabetes Awareness?

With November being diabetes awareness month, the online community is aflutter with “diabetes awareness” posts, but what IS diabetes awareness?  I think the meaning of that term lies in the eye of the beholder.  Some posts want you to be … Continue reading

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My Fear of Hypoglycemia

Do you have a fear of hypoglycemia?  I’ve been type 1 diabetic for 44 years now.  I can’t possibly count how many hypos I’ve had.  I’ve survived hypo seizures that should have killed me.  You’d think that after 44 years … Continue reading

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What are the warning signs of diabetes?

I had an interesting day today.  I spent the day with an old high school buddy, hopping from hobby store to hobby store.  We started by getting a couple of sandwiches for lunch.  Then we started our hobby store visits. … 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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Dehydration and Diabetes

Do you know that dehydration and diabetes go hand in hand?  Did you know that if you have diabetes and a high blood sugar, it can cause dehydration, which causes a high blood sugar AND temporary insulin resistance, causing an … Continue reading

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