Let's face it – no one loves testing, but it is the one tool we have to really understand our diabetes control. Testing two hours after eating, when blood sugar usually peaks, can give you a lot of information about how a particular food or meal impacts your diabetes. Today, try testing two hours post-meal every time you eat, and see what you learn.
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This past weekend was my STAR TREK group's anniversary picnic. Our hostess was one of our chapter's newer members, though she's definitely a second-generation member (perhaps since birth!) of the larger organization. She's also dealing with a couple of agressive, quality-of-life-limiting autoimmune conditions, at least one of which has been somewhat mitigated by the effect of bariatric surgery. In the relaxed atmosphere of a group picnic, she was able to explain a bit more about...