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About LizzyLouWhen I was diagnosed, 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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Category Archives: Newly Diagnosed
It’s a long time between Thanksgiving and New Years, loaded with numerous opportunities to give in to the many temptations that will come your way. If this is your first season after being diagnosed you might want to jump … Continue reading
I’ve answered this question many times over and over. I’ve decided to do a post because you can only type the same thing so many times without going bonkers LOL. So here goes:
If you’re newly diagnosed there’s an entire section on the heading at the top of the sight. I urge you to read as many of the posts there as possible, but here are the top ones for when you’re first … Continue reading
I think that’s the first question for most newly diagnosed people. The answer is simple, regular “real” food. The issue is carbohydrates, they are what need to be controlled and decreased. Of course most of the foods that we … Continue reading
One of my favorite Psychology professor’s most used saying was “Don’t Should All Over Yourself”, it’s now one of my favorite sayings too.