Posts Tagged ‘Health’

When Your Body Lets You Down

Do you feel like your body has let you down sometimes? I know some people I have spoken with over the years felt that when they got diagnosed with diabetes, and some people continue to feel this at times as their health fluctuates. If you have been connected to me in some way over the…

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Guest Blog: Foot care, Diabetic Neuropathy

Edited 30/03/17 to reflect changes in the page from DCO to Diabetes Can’t Stop me. One of our Closed groups on the Social Media platform of Facebook was called ‘Diabetes Education and Management’. This group was supported by  Diabetes Educators and a Midwife, a Dietitian, and a Pharmacist, as well as Mental Health Counsellors. In…

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Just Perfect

This morning I woke up with a Blood Glucose Level of 20 mmol (360 for our US readers), this was despite increasing my overnight insulin rates in my pump yesterday morning due to continually having to take extra insulin during the night. I thought today I would wake with the perfect blood glucose level. I…

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The Mindfulness of Food

Food, food food. Somewhere in the Western world we have gone wrong. There are still many people in the world who have no food. Children who are starving, Dying. And we sit here with an abundance of the stuff. We keep getting fatter and unhealthier as a collective group. We keep throwing food away. Gorging…

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Do Unicorns Get Diabetes?

I was at the doctor today for a non-diabetes related thing, a “woman’s” thing. I was already feeling a little uptight, wishing I was not there, thinking about all the things I needed to get done today and wondering why she was running 45 minutes late. I contemplated running out, telling them I had another…

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