Diabetes

Diabetes & Jack Frost

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The temperatures are dropping but my blood sugars are rising ❄️ ¿Is there a correlation between the two? I believe there might be.Excessive cold, like the cold experienced by Jack Frost this week, stresses the body. When your body is stressed, it releases “survival hormones”, such as adrenaline & cortisol.These hormones cause the liver to […]

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Diabetes & Alcohol

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Oh, he knows the keys to my heart: flowers & a low-carb drink in my hand 🙃But real talk…let’s talk about alcohol and diabetes.This is always a touchy subject for some. I’m not in any way promoting alcohol consumption. However, if you’re over the age of 21 and you would like to have a beverage […]

Diabetes

Enough is Enough

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Insulin keeps me alive. Without it, I would die. I’m 1 out of the 7.5 million Americans that rely on insulin to live. It’s no secret that insulin costs have drastically risen in the last 10 years. A months worth of insulin might range from $100-1200. Depending on a variety of different factors, insulin prices […]