19 08, 2012

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

By | 2017-07-27T07:12:16+00:00 August 19th, 2012|Medications and Type 2 Diabetes|

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 cure for diabetes").I started searching [...]

21 01, 2012

Maybe I Should have Taken the Flu Shot

By | 2017-07-27T08:40:35+00:00 January 21st, 2012|Medications and Type 2 Diabetes|

I'm sick.But, there is something different about this time.  This is the first time I'm sick as a diabetic.  Sometimes I feel like I'm experiencing everything all over again because things are so different with diabetes.First, I have to ignore all the "good" cough syrup and look for the ones designed specifically for diabetics.  Gone are the days when I [...]

25 12, 2011

It’s Christmas Morning

By | 2017-07-27T08:48:21+00:00 December 25th, 2011|Medications and Type 2 Diabetes, Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes|

Merry Christmas:I've waited until today to share my special news with the world.  I'm now a Med-free diabetic.I remember writing my first entry and at the end of it I said something like, I want to be diabetic-free.  Well, one person decided that they would be the bearer of bad news and inform me that there is no cure.  I [...]

22 08, 2011

Saying Goodbye to Byetta

By | 2017-07-27T06:42:36+00:00 August 22nd, 2011|Diabetes Product Reviews, Medications and Type 2 Diabetes, Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes|

On Thursday, I went to my specialist and got the news that I've been waiting all summer to hear...You no longer have to take Byetta.   I've been working really hard (eating right, exercising, and taking my medication) so that by the end of summer my close relationship with Byetta would be over.  My Endocrinologist, whom I was seeing for [...]

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