Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Dexter

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Dexter, (I know it's not very original, but he's always demanding blood) has become my best friend, or at least one of my best friends.

I have had my Dexcom G4 for two months, my dsister Wendy was correct; I don't how I lived with diabetes without it, it is wonderful, and it is life changing.

Disneyland

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            Let’s see it’s been about three months since my D diagnosis, I have brought my A1C down to 6.7 from an 11.6. I had my gall bladder removed twelve days ago, and I am feeling fifteen years younger. I have made a few changes to my eating habits; I think I have this diabetes thing under control. I still have a couple of days off from work; let’s go to Disneyland!!

Summer of 2011

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Summer of 2011

I live in Pumpkin Center; it’s on the edge of Bakersfield, CA. If you’ve ever been out this way then you know it’s hot. In the summers, it’s very hot!

OM. Or Something like that.

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My employer, a large non profit institution, is REALLY committed to keeping health costs down.  It seems a little contradictory, since you can get a free meal any time of the day or night on premises and two steps outside the gate are three ice cream/frozen yogurt shoppes , four pizza parlors, two amazing hamburger emporiums and the bakery that won Cupcake Wars.  Maybe that’s why, against all odds,  they work so hard to get us healthy.

Why Can't We Feed Ourselves?

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After our last Princeton, New Jersey PODS meeting, several members of our group lingered to talk about feeling out of control with their eating. The questions distilled themselves into "Why do I slip up? I know I feel better when I eat less carbohydrates and sugar, so why do I keep going back?" and "Why do I make choices that hurt me?".