Stress and Anxiety and Diabetes

Everyone Experiences Stress and Anxiety, Even Diabetics....... Understanding how stress affects you is very important and yes it does play havoc with your diabetes. Let's look at how STRESS and ANXIETY affect our body and of course then our blood sugar and our overall health. Stress and Letting Go: Stress is a common problem for everyone. Let's face it, the only thing we have any control over is our OWN reaction to things. Realizing we have no control over another person, place, or thing Read more [...]

The Balancing Act With Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)

Bonnie's Story: Things I know today that have made my life so much easier.  Balancing insulin, food and activity is key to balancing your blood sugar.  This can be so easy at times and then other times it can be somewhat of a challenge. What I have figured out is that things change for many reasons.  I start each day as a New Day.  Blood testing machines didn't exist when I first became diabetic so when I purchased my first Blood Glucose Meter it was a big deal, it was so much easier actually Read more [...]

Low Blood Sugar – Hypoglycemia

Bonnie's Story: Lets look at a few facts about Low Blood Sugar. Also know as hypoglycemia, insulin reaction, feeling low, low blood glucose, low reading or just low.  They all mean the same thing and the most important thing to know is you or they need sugar to bring their blood sugar back up to a normal range. The difficult part is the feeling is so horrible it is very easy to over treat low blood sugar and then you end up with your blood sugar going high or what is referred to as rebounding. Read more [...]