Type 2 diabetes is not easy to manage, but as we found out, it is reversible. With a radical change in diet, increased exercise, diligence, and a lot of patience, my husband successfully reversed his diabetes.
So you've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. It's a bit of a bummer; it was for me. Nowadays, I take no medication for it, and my HBA1C scores under 32. This is how I did it.
Here are a few simple, easy-to-remember tips for providing the support your loved one needs as they learn to manage their diabetes.
We're everywhere, but most people never know that even though we may be eating the same food as them, playing the same sports as them, that we're diabetics. Listed here are a few of the things a diabetic needs to do every day in order to live a seemingly normal life.
When I was diagnosed with diabetes, I did not realize how much my life would never be the same again.
We know that type 2 diabetes can be caused by lifestyle factors, but it can also have genetic underpinnings. Learn how to control your blood sugar through diet and exercise.
For many years, I struggled with health issues that were a consequence of genetics, not diet. I now struggle with the notion that type 2 diabetes was somehow my own fault. I want to share a few home truths that will help some sufferers and hopefully re-educate others to stop blaming and shaming.
Basic information on using an insulin pump for managing diabetes, and the differences between pump and manual insulin shot therapy.
I have diabetes. I eat low carb meals and exercise. I take all my medications every day and at the same time everyday. Yet, my diabetic medications are not working.