I read a number of diabetes blogs, articles, and forums. I try to stay in touch with what's what. So far learning as much as I can, debating and sharing with other diabetics, and really thinking about what's what has worked for me. This morning I saw 224 lbs for the first time since 1992; my last randon BP was 102/68; my A1C is up to 6.0 but has been very good the last four years; and my retinopathy has taken a vacation -- zero signs of damage for the last almost three years.
Originally Posted by Bountyman This morning I woke up with a heavy Subway jones. The Cold Cut Combo; Italian bread, provolone cheese, everything on it (no cucumbers, no olives, double the jalapeños). Before diabetes I ate the foot long. Since diabetes I eat the six inch. No side stuff, no sweet drink. But that's okay because I only do this once in awhile. I fire up my motorcycle and head for town.
I've got an Accu-Chek Compact Plus that stays in my leather jacket. Should there be a time that I want to check my
Have you ever asked yourself why you participate in a diabetes forum? I remember why I started perticipating. I realized I was on a downward spiral: I was getting heavier every year, my retinopathy was progressing, and my personal relationships were suffering. And my health care team was not providing the support I needed.
So I came to DiabetesForums.com looking for support. The support I needed was practical advice on how to improve my control. I wanted to learn how to best use my
Thanks for visiting my blog post, I am Sharon D. Jones.
I was diagnosed in May 2006 with diabetes with a HbA1c of 9.8%, from oct 2006 I was placed on insulin therapy to control blood sugars that did not respond to oral medications.
I enjoyed excellent control whilst on insulin therapy but I knew that one day I would challenge the conventional view that diabetes is irreversible.
In July 2009 I started out on an experiment that would change my life, I adopted
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Originally Posted by PINK This is a delicious low carb peanut brittle that is not grainy. If you break it up into 29 pcs it comes to about 10 gr. carbs per piece.
Low Carb Peanut Brittle
1 cup Splenda Sugar Blend
1 cup Splenda
1/2 cup water
1 stick butter (not oleo or margarine) 1 stick= 1/4 lb, also 4 oz, also 8 Tablespoons.
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1-2 c dry roasted peanuts ( I prefer some salt, so add a little salt