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... Read more
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 has been... Read more
Most people with diabetes are aware that diet has an impact on their disease, regardless of whether traditional doctors give much attention to this area. However, the information on what to eat or not eat can be extensive and confusing.
Below are some overall guidelines that I give clients with or without diabetes that I feel are... Read more
We all know that in type 1 juvenile diabetes, the insulin producing cells that reside within spherical entities in the pancreas, called islets of Langerhans, are under an immune attack and are lost. This brings along the disease-defining lack of circulating... Read more