Diabetes Self-Management Blog
Scott Coulter

Time for Some Help

Today, I had cereal for breakfast, skipped lunch, and am planning on a cheese sandwich for dinner, since it seems like every time I eat something my blood sugar responds like a geyser!

Diane Fennell

Whey Protein to Prevent After-Meal Blood Sugar Spikes?

Controlling after-meal blood sugar levels is a continuing battle for many people with diabetes. Now, a small new study indicates that eating whey protein prior to a meal improves the body’s insulin response and helps control glucose levels after the meal…

David Spero

Lower Your Blood Sugar — Eat Slower

Two years ago, a European study found that people who eat faster have two-and-half times more chance of developing diabetes. Now there is more evidence that slow eating is a powerful diabetes treatment…

David Spero

Hypertension and Diabetes: Evil Twins

How is your blood pressure? Studies show that high blood pressure (also known as hypertension or HTN) can cause and worsen many diabetes complications. So what makes blood pressure go up, and how can you get it down?

David Spero

Controlling the Dawn Phenomenon

Do you wake up with a blood glucose level that’s higher than when you went to bed? You might wonder how this could be. Is this “dawn phenomenon” serious, and what can you do about it?

Jan Chait

Diabeastie Go Home!

After yesterday — and last night — I am tired of playing diabetes. I don’t want to deal with it any more. Just make it go away. If only…

Jan Chait

I’ll Take the High Road and I’ll Take the Low Road and I’ll Be Frustrated Afore Ye

Maryam Elarbi

Impossible to Come Down From the High

Maryam Elarbi

Constant Lows

Maryam Elarbi

Not Dead Yet

Jan Chait

Aching Joints Aside, Things are Looking Up

Jan Chait

Walking Over Shark-Infested Waters

Jan Chait

Diabetes Can Go Take a Flying Bleep!

Diane Fennell

Pistachios May Blunt Blood Sugar Spikes

Jan Chait

Diabetes Has Its Ups and Downs

Jan Chait

How Does Stress Raise Your BGs? Let Me Count the Ways

Eric Lagergren

Crooked Cannula

Diane Fennell

Common Drug Combo Raises Blood Glucose

Diane Fennell

Infusion Set Recall; Nicotine’s Bad Effect on A1C

Diane Fennell

Snack Drastically Reduces Post-Meal Glucose in Study

Jan Chait

New York City: Where the “Fun” Never Ends. (Part 1)

Jan Chait

Dang! I Could’ve Had Sweet Pickles Instead!

Jan Chait

I’ll Take the High Road and I’ll Take the Low Road and I’ll be Frustrated Afore Ye

Diane Fennell

Timing Exercise for Maximum Blood Glucose Control

Eric Lagergren

Planning Adequately, Eating Poorly

Diane Fennell

Vitamin C to Prevent Diabetes Damage?

Jan Chait

It Can Only Get Better From Here

Jan Chait

One More Death Too Many

Eric Lagergren

The Interruption of Normalcy

Jan Chait

Jan’s Very Bad, Awful, Diet- and BG-Blowing Day

Tara Dairman

Red Wine and Tea: Good for You?

Eric Lagergren

Those Negative Inner Voices

Jan Chait

When Progress Isn’t a Positive Thing

Eric Lagergren

Drilling for Blood Glucose

David Spero

Carbs vs. Fats—Who’s to Blame?

Jan Chait

Tales of Hyperglycemia, Procrastination, and a Full Moon

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: Getting to Know Ketones

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: Managing Hyperglycemia

Tara Dairman

Trans Fat Alternative May Raise Blood Glucose

Jan Chait

Got Those Low-down, Fatty-Food-Eatin’, No-Carb-Countin’, High-Blood-Glucose Blues

Amy Campbell

Juice vs. Fruit: What’s Better for Diabetes?

Andy Stuckey

You’re Always On My Mind: Questions and Thoughts About Diabetes

Jan Chait

Sleepless (But Not in Seattle)

Jan Chait

Trying to Control the Uncontrollable

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