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:
Bavarian Chops Thai Barley Stir-Fry Roast Chicken Provencal with Whole Garlic Healthy Pumpkin Pie Farmer's Salad Apple Raspberry Crisp No-Bake Black Forest Cheesecake Parfaits Boneless Buffalo Chicken Salad Whole-Wheat Griddle Cakes Roasted Chickpeas
Yesterday was pretty horrible. Today is better. So far … Yesterday morning’s Dexcom graph was Mount Kilimanjaro. Today we have a dorsal fin, jutting out of the water at about 200 before descending into a connect-the-dots shark. He appears to be 63 at lunchtime versus three-hundred-something yesterday. Not perfect, but it never is. Charlie’s teacher and the nurse mentioned that he didn’t look like himself yesterday. He had taken too many body blows from diabetes...