Our local newspaper recently had a four-page full-color advertising insert titled "Encouraging News for Neuropathy Patients." As neuropathy is a common and frustrating complication of diabetes, I was intrigued, and read the entire insert. According to the insert, "Local Doctor's Drug-Free, Neuropathy Treatment Relieves Poor Balance and Numbness... Read more
A recent publication caused a brief flurry of excitement in the media when it was announced that a new study debunked a commonly-held belief that dietary carbohydrate restriction causes more body fat loss than does dietary fat restriction. The study, Read more
It's sad that I have to admit this, but I had "CGM Withdrawal Syndrome" yesterday, last night, and this morning. As you may be aware, I've been using a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device for quite a few years (since... Read more
Some people watch TV, and some of those folks watch what's been termed "reality TV." Frequently, these "reality" shows feature contestants who've been dumped onto a faraway fantasy island, or cooped up with each other in some mythic mansion.
But a recent Read more
I'm out of control solutions for both my blood glucose meters. And I must admit, I haven't thought about control solutions (which I'll abbreviate as CSs) for at least a year, ever since I received my most recent meter, and dutifully ran the CS on it to verify that the device was working within specs. It was. And I quit doing CS testing then and... Read more