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Aug 05 2016

My Medical Visits: Experiences to Talk About

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Recently, I was asked to write a brief opinion piece about an experience I had as a patient. As I began writing, I realized that I have so many stories because living with a chronic illness means constantly going to the doctor. Since I could only pick one story for the magazine, I decided to …

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Jun 24 2016

Loving the BLUETOOTH connection!

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There is something very magical about having the ability to sync your glucose readings automatically. It makes your life a million times better. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone to see my endocrinologist and had some readings in a traditional logbook and some readings on an app on my phone, but the …

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Apr 16 2016

Qatar Airways has the BEST Diabetic Meals!

I travel a lot. I am blessed to have have flown on more international flights than I can count and with a variety of airlines. I’ve traveled to 21 countries but I have NEVER had a diabetic meal as balanced and delicious as I have on Qatar Airways. Last week, on my flight from Houston …

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Mar 16 2016

Never Forget: Diabetes is Bigger than You

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It’s always a unique experience when you travel to a diabetes walk. Why? Because you get a real sense of just how global the epidemic is. Sometimes we can get caught up in our little sections of the diabetes cause and remain focused on “our” issues be it race, age, type, nationality, or some other …

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Mar 09 2016

If Your Skin Could Talk? TriDerma’s Competition

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If you attended any of my recent Diabetes Awareness Seminars, then you most likely got a chance to sample TriDerma’s new Diabetes Defense Skin Care products. Here’s an opportunity to get more of their products because you, yes YOU, have a chance to win. Information: Each time a customer writes a product review during the …

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Feb 26 2016

My Struggle With Rice Dishes and The Plate Method

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I like the plate method and do my best to eat by it and the carb exchange method, but I have to admit that I also enjoy one pot rice dishes such as Yellow rice and chicken Chicken briyani Pepper steak rice stew Stir fry rice and many others. When it comes to counting carbs, …

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Dec 01 2015

Dry Skin, Diabetes, and TriDerma’s “Foot Revival” Cream

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I have always had dry skin, that’s just my skin type. Some have oily, others have combination, I have dry. However, I never thought about how my skin might be drier because of diabetes, I simply thought it could be the harsher water or age or me not drinking enough water. But, after trying some …

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Nov 15 2015

World Diabetes Day “Let’s Talk about Type 2”

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Here’s a snippet of my presentation given on World Diabetes Day.

Oct 13 2015

Deciding on Motherhood while Living with Type 2

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I am not the type of woman that felt my life would be incomplete without experiencing motherhood. For most of my life, I would even say, “I don’t want children.” I didn’t get a “tingling” feeling when passing the baby section in stores and “Baby Fever” was never something I caught. It was a distant …

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May 14 2015

DBlog Week Day 4–Changes

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Today’s topic: What I would most like to see change about diabetes. That’s an easy one for me. I would like for diabetes management to be more affordable. I was diagnosed while living in the United States and over the past four years I have had the privilege to benefit from access to diabetes care …

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