Battle with Diabetes
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
dLifeTV Web Extras:
Mushroom, Celery, and Garlic Soup Super Creamy Mushroom Soup South of the Border Turkey Kabobs Tomato and Zucchini Curry Cumin Pork Chops Blueberry Bread Pesto Sauce Truffle Vinaigrette Sweet Potato and Red Pepper Soup Low Fat Baked Cheese Cake
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...