Battle with Diabetes

Show 149

dLife Episode 149

Highlights: Gastric bypass surgery – last resort or best hope? Also, a soldier’s battle with diabetes in Iraq; and a restaurant where the menu is 100% diabetes-friendly.
Special Guests: Sgt. First Class Mark Thompson; Dr. David Lourie
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Last Modified Date: November 27, 2012

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...