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I have been a diabetic since 1994 when my glucose tolerance test revealed that I'm not metabolizing my sugar within normal limits. My parents were diabetic and died of complications from it, this puts me and my siblings in at risk mode. I changed my life style immediately, tried several diets...
by Ike Santos
I'm a 32 year-old wife and mother of two boys. I'm a registered dietitian and a licensed school teacher as well. I had just lost 60 lbs so suffice to say I was shocked and felt undeserving to be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes on April Fool's Day of 2008. Boy, was I in denial of anything wrong,...
by Guest
Motivation and Diabetes Personal Background As a mental health counselor I am in the business of helping people see their strengths, adapt to changes, and learn to thrive with sometimes very challenging situations and conditions. As a person with type 1 diabetes, I learned at an early age the...
by Guest
Finding A Balance with Diabetes I awake at 1:00 am with a feeling of sickness in my stomach. I wonder if it's from anxiety created by a weird dream, hormonal imbalances, and/or high blood sugar. Or did I go to bed angry? The deep-sunken feeling of thick stagnant sludge in my stomach begins to...
by Guest