About LizzyLouWhen I was diagnosed, close to 11 years ago, I was told “you are diabetic”, given a prescription for some medication, and told to wait for a nurse to come in and give me an insulin shot. When I picked up the prescription I was given a 10-page booklet telling me “All About How to Mange Diabetes”, and sent on my way. That was the extent of my “education”. (More ...)
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Monthly Archives: May 2012
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Yes folks, it’s time for Lizzy to have another hissy-fit. The subject today is the term “pre-diabetes” which in my estimation is like the term “being a little bit pregnant”!!! This term is used by the medical establishment much … Continue reading
You hear a lot about the Glycemic Index these days, but how helpful is it for diabetics really. Some people swear by it, and some (like me) not so much. First let’s explain what it is: It was developed … Continue reading
Exercise is an excellent way to lower glucose numbers with type-2, but many people find that their numbers are actually higher after exercise or they have lows several hours later. It helps to understand why, and to prepare for the … Continue reading