Diabetes Blogs

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These weekly blog posts explain the science behind Diabetes and health management in easy-to-understand words.
I look forward to your comments and questions!

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Posted 16 September 2018

Glucose and other carbs

Explaining the biochemistry of sugars.
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Glucose

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Posted 9 September 2018

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load

Explanation of Glycemic Index (GI) and how it differs from Glycemic Load (GL).
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Honey and peanuts

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Posted 2 September 2018

Transcending diabetes with exercise

The heath benefits of being physically active; especially when you have diabetes.
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Riding up Mt Diablo

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Posted 26 August 2018

The balancing act of diabetes

Managing your diabetes is like walking a tightrope.
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Balance

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Posted 19 August 2018

The diabetic epidemic

The rise of diabetes in numbers and visuals.
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Insuin dartboard USA

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Posted 12 August 2018

False glucose readings

Situations when continuous glucose monitor (CGM) readings cannot be trusted.
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Orange Dexcom

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Posted 5 August 2018

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)

Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) reveal more about how you manage your diabetes than finger-pricks and A1c combined.
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Dexcom

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Posted 29 July 2018

Hemoglobin A1c

A very clear and simple explanation of what (hemoglobin) A1c means.
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BBlood draw

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Posted 22 July 2018

Blood glucose

Interesting facts about blood glucose.
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Blood glucose check

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Posted 15 July 2018

Timing for excellent diabetes management

The importance of timing food consumption with physical activities and insulin administration.
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Plate with time

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Posted 8 July 2018

Insulin and Diabetes

How insulin functions to lower blood glucose, and what goes on in Type 1 and 2 Diabetics.
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Injecting zoomed

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Posted 1 July 2018

Stuck with a 200,000-year-old blueprint

Why we crave for sweets and fatty foods.
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Human blueprint

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Posted 24 June 2018

25 Bananas in my pockets

How to harmonize Snickers bars and cookies with a healthy lifestyle.
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Bananas on back

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Posted 17 June 2018

Having Diabetes and 10 Snickers per day

How I thrive with Diabetes.
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10 Snickers

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Posted 10 June 2018

The bitter-sweet truth

The importance of sugar and what they don’t tell you about low-carb, high-fat, high-protein diets.
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Bitter-Sweet

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Posted 3 June 2018

Beyond Kübler-Ross

How to thrive with Diabetes.
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2018-05-26 - Results

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Posted 27 May 2018

The 3 Steps to Sustainable Lifestyle Changes©

How to make lifestyle changes that are easy to keep up because they are enjoyable.
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Bicyclist 2018-04-22

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Posted 12 March 2018

Knowing what, but not how

How to follow your doctor’s advice to eat healthy and exercise more.
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2018-03-16 - Bicycle rider

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