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I was diagnosed in October of 2012. I was pretty controlled; so I didn’t really have to try very hard. About a year ago this started to change. Now I find myself with fasting numbers of 170 to 200. I fight all day just to bring my numbers down. It is a losing battle. The game is rigged and there is just no winning. I am feeling very defeated and hopeless. My husband not understanding, wants to rush me to emergency all the time. I just don’t know what… read more
I am so confused about which lifestyle to choose to get rid of my Diabetes. I want to lose 70 pounds, which I'm sure would get rid of Diabetes, Sleep Apnea and improve my health tremendously! I don't think I can do Keto (although my husband and his son have had great success) it's just too restrictive for me so I think I would cheat a lot. I've thought about following the Weight Watchers plan but I can't afford to attend the meetings. I've researched Intermitten Fasting but I can't see losing 70 pounds… read more
I have consistently higher morning readings. For example, this morning it was 171 mg/dL at 8:30 am. I hadn’t eaten or drank anything (other than water) since 6:30/7 pm the night before. Any ideas why it’s so high?