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Name: Leanne Steele Age: 31 Location: Trussville, Alabama In 2008, when I was 18 weeks pregnant with my first child, my doctor decided to test me early for gestational diabetes. At every appointment I was “spilling sugar” in my urinalysis. I failed the first glucose test so badly there wasn’t a need for a… Continue reading Type Two Diabetes Success Stories
I want to let you know about three people that will help you along the way. These people are a Dietician, a psychiatrist and your personal physician. A dietician will go more in depth from what I have posted into letting you know how to eat properly for a diabetic, he may tell you for… Continue reading Professionals That Help
Blood Sugar Monitoring:The first and most common way to test your blood sugar is using a glucose monitoring device with a disposable test strip. With this method you prick your finger with a lancet and get a small drop of blood to put on the test strip. You then get what is called a “quantitative”… Continue reading Learning To Monitor And Maintain Your Blood Sugar
When you have type two diabetes it is very important to exercise. Exercise will not only help you to feel better and lose wight, but it will also help you to regulate your blood glucose levels. When you exercise, your muscles use glucose to move. Your muscles will use the glucose that your body isn’t… Continue reading Lifestyle And Exercise Changes
Last time we discussed the background information you would need to know to learn about the condition. This time I would like to talk to you about one of the adjustments you will have to make to your everyday lifestyle. You want to make sure that you are not consuming too much glucose.
If you are reading this blog you or a family member have recently been diagnosed with type two diabetes. The purpose of this blog is to show you that it is possible to live a long fulfilling life with diabetes. For my first blogging I’d like to give you some background information on diabetes. The… Continue reading Getting To Know Your Diabetes