Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 28 2012

Bitter Black Leaf Tea–Chinese Herbal Medicine

Here is the latest update on my “2012 Year of Teas” quest to find out what’s good for diabetes in other parts of the world.  When I went to China this summer, I had to ask “What’s a good tea for diabetes?” I asked this question at a few different locations, but overwhelmingly the response …

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Aug 23 2012

August DSMA Blog Carnival

This month, DSMA asks… “Your pancreas is in a job interview and totally bombed the question about ______.”My pancreas would do fairly well in an interview, until a certain question is asked.  It would have no problem working on weekends, in the evening, and would even be willing to be on call 24 hours a day, …

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Aug 19 2012

Life of a Med-free Diabetic (7 facts, parts 1)

I can’t remember where I read about a man who was a diabetic and living without medication, but I do remember when I read about it.  It was shortly after I was diagnosed and left hospital. Discovering the information gave me a glimmer of hope (especially after someone replied to my blog “there is no …

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Aug 09 2012

I Subscribe to Diabetic Magazines and I’m Not Ashamed (anymore)

Yesterday, I retrieved my mail after having it on hold for summer vacation. Among the bills and junk mail were a variety of things about diabetes.  I have the latest issues of Diabetes Forecast, invitations for the upcoming diabetes walk, two bright red envelops with helpful information about managing diabetes from the American Diabetes Association, …

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