Since there is still many who believe the incorrect information that led to the demonization of Eggs a couple decades back, this is a paragraph from this months "Diabetes Care Community" Newsletter.
"Because eggs are a rich source of cholesterol, it was once believed that people should avoid eating them on a regular basis. We know now that this is a myth as several studies have shown that dietary cholesterol has little effect on blood cholesterol levels in most people.
Most of the cholesterol… read more
Anyone who has cats is more than familiar with ammonia odour that comes from the litter box.
If you occasionally detect the same kind of “kitty litter smell” from your sweaty clothes, shoes or a trip to the bathroom, it is likely caused because, as a diabetic, you are “successfully” following a Low Carb diet.
Our bodies want to burn carbohydrates (converted to blood sugar) for fuel because they are the “easiest” (thing) to metabolize into sugar.
But particularly if we eat low carb and are… read more
Since @A DiabetesTeam Member shared his LADA diagnosis, I figured it was a time for a refresher 😁
Type 2 Diabetes, formerly Sugar Diabetes is the most common (90% of all diabetics)
T2 is a metabolic disorder where Resistance to using our own insulin is usually the problem. T2’s can also develop insulin production issues as the disease progresses
T2’s often actually have Metabolic Syndrome with T2 being the major disorder (under the umbrella) which also includes cholesterol, blood pressure… read more
In May of this year the FDA approved another new drug for the treatment of Type 2.
The drugs name is Mounjaro (tirzepatide) and it's the latest to join the club of the weekly/monthly injectables that first hit the market about a decade back with Ozempic being the most popular in the particular class of drugs.
Of course, with each new drug in a given class there is usually some improvement over what the last drug did or it would hardly be worth marketing - why would anyone switch if it didn't… read more
What are some good recipes out there? What’s safe to eat as a snack? I need to reinvest in myself at 65. I’ve always been a picky eater when it comes to what’s healthy, but I need a change. I like food to taste good. I do wish there were diabetic support groups in my area.
Hi, I have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes since July 2020. Initially I was put onto Metformin 850 twice a day and more recently the Dr has added diaglucide.
Im not sure if it is a contributing factor to me getting kidney stones so often. I have had them twice in a space of 1 year.
Has anyone experience the same issue l, if so how did you manage it so it does not become a recurring annual thing to go through?
More like a comment: i just went up in dose for the Ozempic i am now on for my Type 2 - am dealing with bad nausea!?! Hopefully it will go away soon :(
I'm struggling as the contraceptive pill that I used cased chest pains and I had to stop taking it as I had severe chest pains and shortness of breath. I have to find alternative medication.
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