Occasional Sweets and Treats

As a diabetic you learn to stay away from the “earthquake” foods and drinks. You are probably scratching your head saying “what the hell is an earthquake food?” I will tell you exactly what it is, earthquakes shake up the ground and then have these after effects where weird things happen even hours later. So […]

Glucometer – Too Hot or Too Cold to Test

One of the main things that I hate with extreme temperatures is that none of of my glucometers (I have 3) ever work when they have been sitting in extreme heat or extreme cold. You would think someone with a little smarts could design a special case which would prevent the device from getting too […]

Playing Game’s With Your Diabetes!

One of the hardest things to get a young child with diabetes to learn is how important it is to check your sugar levels on a regular basis. Some parents don’t even realize how important it is and how it will effect their child’s body over time if their sugar is always high and never […]

A Little Thing Called “Dawn Phenomenon”

For those of you who do not know what dawn phenomenon is, it is simply an increase in blood sugar in the middle of the night or sometimes referred to as the “dawn effect”. Typically between 4:00 AM and 8:00 AM the sugar levels of some diabetics rise abnormally. Some researchers say that it is […]

Curious Friend’s of a Diabetic

I am the kind of guy that that will test my sugar or inject insulin without even thinking about who’s around or where I am. I could be standing on the corner of 5th Avenue in the middle of NYC in the pouring rain and I will pull out my glucometer and and test my […]

The Day It All Began….

I always find myself curious to hear other diabetics stories discussing thing’s like; where they were when they found out, what symptoms they experiencing, if they didn’t notice any of the symptoms, what finally happened that made them aware of the disease… etc. Many people don’t enjoy going to the doctors office for every little […]