Mr. Militant Negro shares his personal story. It is one about a fight with diabetes. I would read this one if I were you as it has been stated that the majority of Americans will fight this disease at some point in their lifetime.
Ask your doctor to test you for diabetes. Make yourself aware of your glucose levels and of your A1C. Type 2 Diabetes is becoming way too commonplace in America.
Daily glucose testing is essential for knowing the amount of ‘sugar’ or ‘glucose’ in your blood at any given moment.
A1C testing is a blood test that tests for glucose in your blood over a number of months, usually 3 and is an extremely great indicator of a glucose average. Both tests, however, are necessary to know your glucose levels and where you stand in relation to diabetes.
Ask your doctor about your risk factors for Diabetes. Live healthy!
I am going to die from diabetes…..eventually. But not this second. This post is about information related to MY experience in dealing with this disease. I am not looking for understanding or comfort or support. I am looking to inform someone who reads this blog, who suffers from diabetes and might need some assistance if dealing with the symptoms I am experiencing.
I was diagnosed with diabetes in 2008. I spent the next two years ignoring the disease, which intelligent people are not supposed to do. I suggest you don’t ignore diabetes for two years if you have been diagnosed with the disease. I ignored diabetes and because of my stubborn, macho mindset, I lost both great toes. Do As I Say and Not As I Did.
Diabetes effects a plethora of areas on the body. My concerns are circulation and fighting off diabetic neuropathy, which is damaged nerve pain to my…
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