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Jackie Smith

Jackie Smith, Health Guide

I will conquer my diabesity - starting now!

What to ask an Endocrinologist about Diabetes?

Following a referral by Dr. Z, this week I will be visiting an endocrinologist for the first time. Wait. What? What does an endocrinologist do anyway? For that matter, what is this endocrine system I've heard so little about?The internet is a wonderful thing because in a matter of a few click thrus and minutes of in-depth research I now know this:... Read moreChevron
posted 02/22/2011, comments (0)|
John S. Bell

John S. Bell, Health Guide

small town lawyer, part-time farmer, newly diagnosed diabetic

Type 2 Diabetes: Losing the Weight and Lowering Your Blood Sugar

I walked out of the doctor's office after my diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes in October of 2009 with two goals. The first was to get my blood sugar down from 395 to normal and the second goal was to get my weight down from 210 pounds to 165. Much to the surprise of my family, my friends and, to be truthful, myself, I'm pretty close to achieving... Read moreChevron
Shelly Young, LPC

Shelly Young, LPC, Health Guide


Patience over Anger in Diabetes Management for Care & Control Long Term

Having diabetes or any chronic illness requires lots of patience. I once had a male companion who needed to check his blood glucose level and take an insulin injection before every meal. I recall his impatience as well as my own, when we traveled and were hungry and would finally find a restaurant. Having any chronic illness requires the patience... Read moreChevron
posted 12/14/2010, comments (0)|
Kerri Sparling

Kerri Sparling, Health Guide

I believe in the power of community.

Diabetes Friendly White Bean Salad Recipe

It's not often that I have the chance to use the "Food" category on this blog.  I'm a bit of a cooking disaster (known for such dishes as "Ew!" and "Is it supposed to hurt when I eat it?")  But I've thrown together something that I thought was tasty.  And it is low-carb.  AND it doesn't taste like garbage.  (This fact... Read moreChevron
posted 09/24/2010, comments (0)|
Kelly Kunik

Kelly Kunik, Health Guide

Diabetes Advocate&Patient Blogger, & Diazon

Children and Diabetes: Remembering Cynthia

Hey Guys: We've all felt the loss of Cynthia Kahn this week and our hearts go out to her family during this difficult time. It's a horrible thing to lose a family member to diabetes  - you never get over it. Cynthia's family has set up The Cynthia Kahn Memorial Scholarship Fund, benefiting children with diabetes who'd like to... Read moreChevron

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