18 07, 2017

Proudly wearing a STYLISH Medical Alert Bracelet

By | 2017-08-01T02:30:46+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Diabetes Product Reviews|

*Disclaimer: The bracelet shown was given to me in exchange for an honest review of StickyJewelry's product. All opinions are mine and are truthful. I haven't worn a medical alert bracelet in a while and I have been missing the security feeling that comes along with wearing one. The issue for me has been that I don't want to publicly [...]

31 03, 2017

PillDrill: It Actually Helped Me Improve My A1C

By | 2017-08-01T02:50:49+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Diabetes Product Reviews|

Disclaimer: I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. A few weeks ago, I received a box in the mail. I was excited to try the [...]

24 06, 2016

Loving the BLUETOOTH connection!

By | 2017-08-01T03:09:39+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Diabetes Product Reviews|

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 majority of the readings were [...]

9 03, 2016

If Your Skin Could Talk? TriDerma’s Competition

By | 2017-08-01T03:15:01+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Diabetes Product Reviews|

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 campaign, they will be entered [...]

1 12, 2015

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

By | 2017-08-01T03:17:37+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Diabetes Product Reviews, Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes|

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 of TriDerma products, I realize [...]

3 12, 2013

Review of Glucerna Advance

By | 2013-12-03T08:36:28+00:00 December 3rd, 2013|Diabetes Product Reviews, Diabetic Recipes|

I have been enjoying drinking Glucerna shakes for the past two years. Until now, my favorite has been the Glucerna Hunger Smart Shakes. I drink them on my busy mornings as a breakfast replacement. They are perfect for when I am in a rush and need something tasty, filling, and quick.   However, in the UAE, I have only been able [...]

29 11, 2012

iBGStar vs. FreeStyle Freedom Lite

By | 2013-08-05T22:31:08+00:00 November 29th, 2012|Diabetes Product Reviews|

I LOVE technology.  I am a self-professed "Gadget-Person," and when the iBGSTAR was released to the American market, I bought it the same week.I was one of the first Americans to do a review of it. My review can be found hereMy biggest problem with it was the fact that I had to remove my case.  But guess what?  Last [...]

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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