The last time I updated y'all about my health issues was back in January, when I talked about starting to go to the pain management doctor, and starting to use the BiPap machine for sleep apnea. The BiPap machine has really helped me. I sleep better, if not a bit longer, … [Read more...] about More Doctors. When Will It End?
Type II Diabetes
So, here I sit, trying to make all of y'all think I have been such a Good Girl all this time, eating a strict gluten free diet, when in reality, I fell of the gluten free wagon when we came back to Georgia in 2012. Yes, me, the Fabgrandma, has been the Fab Liar for almost … [Read more...] about IBS And Crohn’s Disease Are No Fun!
February is National Heart Month. This article was written by Dr. Chad Larson, NMD, DC, CCN, CSCS. His aim is to help anyone who either has diabetes (or another autoimmune issue), or heart health issues understand the important connections between diabetes, … [Read more...] about Examining The Link Between Diabetes, Autoimmunity and Heart Disease for American Heart Month
Back in November, I wrote about Fabgrandpa and I going for sleep studies. That started a round of about a hundred doctor visits for us that included me going to a cardiologist. The cardiologist did a gazillion tests, and found nothing wrong with my heart. That is a … [Read more...] about Tomorrow We Get Our BiPap Machines
For individuals with type 1 diabetes and some individuals with type 2 diabetes, getting the correct amount of insulin your body needs is one of the most important ways to manage blood glucose levels. Monitoring blood glucose levels and administering insulin is a necessary … [Read more...] about What Factors Affect How My Body Absorbs Insulin?
I have been wanting to make a pretty bag for a diabetes supply case for quite some time. The problem has been that I could not find a pattern for what I wanted. So, after exhausting all the searches on Google, I decided to just try to make one. This version needs some work. … [Read more...] about Diabetes Supply Case: A New Sewing Project
this post has affiliate links Yes, it's that time again, where I got to go and get stuck in poor veins that roll, and give up my blood for the lab tests that dictate my life. I was afraid the doctor was going to yell at me, which he has a reputation for doing if you aren't … [Read more...] about Diabetes: My Three Month Follow Up With The Endocrinologist
The last time I updated about my diabetes was in August. A lot has happened since then, so I decided to update y'all. I started taking Novolog using a prefilled pen type of injector after my August visit with the endocrinologist. It was easy enough to get used to, and it … [Read more...] about My Diabetes Update With Information About Less Expensive Insulin Options