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  • how to reverse diabetes

    Folks I found an interesting article for those of us with type 2 diabetes. While there is no official cure, according to study published in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vitamin D deficiency is in almost 50% of Americans and this is linked to type 2 diabetes how to reverse diabetes
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by momwithkidz on Tue, Mar 3 2015
  • Spirit Happy Diet

    Ok folks, As many of you know, I have a couple more months to go before my family members wedding. I have tried all the suggestions, it is going well, it is a New Year and I am going for it. I am going to give Spirit Happy Diet a t ry, thanks for the suggestions Ellen, Mary and Susan. I am going to do...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by newtodiabetes on Fri, Jan 2 2015
  • Type 2 diabetes diet

    Hi all, pretty interesting that I have not done exercise and over 2 year and have still be able to keep a normal blood sugar without any exercise. My Ac1 which use to be over 8.0 is not a steady 6.0 just from changing my diet without any exercise at all.
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by momwithkidz on Sun, Dec 28 2014
  • Mom has dementia

    Hi Ellen, it seems that it is true that Uncle Steve's mom may have dementia, we are still exploring options mom has dementia and it is still too early to tell how far along it is. I will keep you posted on twitter. I do understand that there is a connection between dementia and diabetes, she has...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by newtodiabetes on Wed, Nov 5 2014
  • What is Pre Diabetes?

    I was speaking with my nephew and it amazed me how much misinformation he had about the disease. what is pre diabetes He thought his friend was diabetic because his friend drank too much breast milk as a baby. There seems to be a bit of a misunderstanding as to what pre diabetes. We need to educated...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by momwithkidz on Mon, Oct 20 2014
  • What to eat with diabetes

    There have been a lot of question about what to eat with diabetes and the information is often confusion. I found a nice article, that revealed the dangers of diet soda for diabetics here what to eat with diabetes
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by momwithkidz on Thu, Oct 9 2014
  • what foods should a person with alzheimer's disease eat

    I understand that people with diabetes are at a greater risk for Alzheimer's. A study from Japan shows that diabetes increases the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease by double! I am very concerned about this. Apparently certain foods can stop Alzheimer's before it starts here what foods...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by momwithkidz on Thu, Sep 18 2014
  • Pre- Diabetes and type 2

    Hello, I am fairly new as just been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Consistently I have had readings in the 100-111 fasting everyday. However, I notice my sugar is actually significantly lower after meals. Every afternoon about 3-4 hours after I eat lunch i start feeling exhausted and jittery. Yesterday...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by kradindj on Thu, Jun 19 2014
  • My Story

    Hello, if anyone is interested to ready about how I got diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and getting pregnant with diabetes you might like to read my new blog: Thanks!
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes by TheNaturalMamma on Mon, Jun 9 2014
  • newly diagnosed as Type 1 after being treated as type 2 for 21 years....

    HI Everyone : I am so frustrated. I was diagnosed in 1993 as a type 2 diabetic, and it has been out of control ever since. It's not unusual for me to register "Hi" on my meter- I have been taking metformin and glipizide- most recently (3) extended release metformin 750 tablets in the am...
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes by Valerie Chipman on Sun, Mar 30 2014
  • Re: Can't lose weight

    Don't know how old you are or how overweight you are. I am a type 1 and experience similar issues for over 10 years during peri menopause. Gained over 75 pounds and worked my a@#$ off trying to lose. My endocrinologist told me I needed weight loss surgery because some of the other serious health...
    Posted to Weight Issues by danadoll86 on Thu, Mar 20 2014
  • Re: ambrotose

    I am a type 2 diabetic and have been on Ambrotose since it was invented - I take it for auto immune disorders - if I go two days without it I am a mess with osteo arthritis pain, sjogren's disease symptoms including dry mouth and eyes, swollen salivary glands and a host of other symptoms - when I...
    Posted to Parents by Marijo on Sat, May 4 2013
  • diabetes and kidney failure

    Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, so diabetics need to pay special attention to their kidneys. Diabetics are at high risk to develop kidney problem, but not everyone with Diabetes will certainly suffer from kidney failure, why is it? so how to prevent ? please look at here How to prevent...
    Posted to Coping with Complications by kidneycare on Sat, Apr 6 2013
  • Diabetes and kidney failure

    Usually more than 5 years poorly controlled diabetes will begin to damage the kidney and renal functions will experience irreversible and rapid decline when clinical proteinuria occurs. Diabetes is characterized by high blood glucose level which will increase permeability of blood vessels, cause protein...
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes by kidneycare on Sun, Feb 17 2013
  • Vegan Diet Best for Diabetes!!

    Nutrition is all about what a person with diabetes eats. Nutrition and diet mean the same thing. A person with diabetes has 3 ways to control their blood sugar levels: Nutrition, physical activity and medication. The combination of good nutrition and physical activity prevent pre-diabetes and Type 2...
    Posted to Staying Healthy by michaelhamm on Thu, Jan 24 2013
  • Type 1 Diabetes Causes

    Type 1 Diabetes – Diabetes Activism Whether you are interested in participating in a fun run or walk, or prefer to give back to your community through alternative charity events, consider participating in a Diabetes activism event this spring. With opportunities located around the country, there...
    Posted to Type 1 Diabetes by michaelhamm on Wed, Jan 16 2013
  • Nursing care for Diabetic Foot

    Foot problems in diabetes usually arise from two severe complications of diabetes: nerve damage and poor blood circulation. As a result, patients can experience sensation loss, difficulty in walking, tingling or burning sensations in their lower limbs. Decreased blood circulation from diabetes and lack...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by kidneycare on Tue, Jan 15 2013
  • Tried The Pump/Had Allergy to Adhesive

    I have been diabetic for 25 years. I got type 1 at the age of 13. I tried the pump once and my A1C went from 7.5 to 6.5 in one month. I worked really hard when I switched....This was great but after wearing it for 1 month I started to have an alergic reaction to the adhesive on the pump. I used the Omi...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps by Kerri on Tue, Dec 11 2012
  • Types of Hypoglycemic Medicines for Type 2 Diabetes

    For people with typ2 Diabetes, choosing the proper types of hypoglycemic medicines is very important. Clinically, there are several types of hypoglycemic medicines that are used in treatment of Type 2 Diabetes . Clinically, which type of hypoglycemic medicines will be prescribed by doctors based on their...
    Posted to Coping with Complications by kidneycare on Sat, Oct 20 2012
  • Dry Skin in People with Diabetes

    Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder. If Diabetes is poorly controlled, the people are at risk for developing many complications, such as diabetic foot, diabetic kidney disease, nerve damage, cardiovascular diseases. And the complications of Diabetes are very harmful for human health. Skin ulcers...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 by kidneycare on Thu, Oct 11 2012
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