5 08, 2016

My Medical Visits: Experiences to Talk About

By | 2017-08-01T03:08:37+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Diabetic Services, Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Online Diabetes Advocacy|

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 post a few stories on [...]

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 [...]

16 03, 2016

Never Forget: Diabetes is Bigger than You

By | 2017-08-01T03:11:30+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Offline Diabetes Advocacy|

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 "otherness" category and forget that [...]

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 [...]

26 02, 2016

My Struggle With Rice Dishes and The Plate Method

By | 2017-07-26T09:25:06+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and Food|

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, I struggle with these types [...]

2 02, 2016

Pregnancy Weight Gain: Secret to Staying Under 20lbs

By | 2017-08-01T03:16:23+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Pregnancy, Type 2 Diabetes and Motherhood, Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss / Exercise|

Recently, I was asked "So, how long did it take you to lose your pregnancy weight?" I didn't think about it until then, but I actually lost my pregnancy weight at birth. I gained only 17lbs and my daughter was 7lbs. If you add the water weight, the extra blood in the body, and the after birth, I shed that [...]

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 [...]

13 10, 2015

Deciding on Motherhood while Living with Type 2

By | 2017-07-27T03:11:36+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Pregnancy, Type 2 Diabetes and Motherhood|

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 thought but nothing that lingered [...]

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