All Eyes on Prevention

It sure is easy to cruise along on the Prediabetes Highway, taking frequent detours for food temptations. Because prediabetes is not really diabetes. Right? And my glucose readings are never atrocious… Sound familiar? This week I  received an eye exam from an ophthalmologist. My health insurance “wellness coach” tells me I now need an annual examRead more

Quick Antipasto!

When I’m hungry, I can’t tolerate waiting awhile to eat. If I do, I’m ravenous and eat too much. But it’s hard to stick to a regular routine because my schedule varies. And I can no longer grab any old snack like fruit or a handful of pretzels because, well, that blood sugar thing. I’veRead more

10 Healthy Buys at Sam’s Club

I’m surprised – happily – that I can save money and get a ton of blood sugar friendly foods at the Sam’s Club 10 minutes from my house.  I’ve certainly changed my shopping habits to do that. Before prediabetes was on my radar, I often stocked up on Sam’s Club’s supersize packages of carbs thatRead more

Meter Mad at You?

Some mornings start with a surprise – and not a good one. When my One Touch meter shows a fasting glucose greater than “99,” that means my blood sugar is above normal. When that happens, I do one of the following: Feel sorry for myself. (Why, oh why, ME?) Feel frustrated at The Mystery Of ItRead more