Archive for February 2012

New Warning on cholesterol drugs

According to an article on Yahoo  The US Food and Drug administration will begin putting warning labels on drugs known as statins, used to fight high cholesterol.  This is due to studies that show that statins show and increased risk of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.  There is a list of these drugs... Read more »

Lies vs. Denial

Lately I have spent a lot of time wondering why I lied about my diabetes so well.  Then it was suggested to me by another diabetic that while it was partly a lie some of it may have been denial.  Not denying that I was a diabetic but rather a denial of how being a... Read more »

Patient without patience

Becoming serious about my diabetes is a process.  I am learning this every day.  I am sticking with my diet, I am testing my blood sugar 3-5 times a day and following my insulin instructions.  It is not where it needs to be yet but it will be.  I have to call my doctor on... Read more »

20 years later...

I have been diabetic for 20 years now, but I have only been a practicing diabetic for a little over a week.  When I was a teenager, I felt invincible, I had youth on my side and not even diabetes could take that from me.  Then in my 20’s I beat cancer, again the feeling... Read more »
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