Last year, I lost my 58 yr old father due to congestive heart failure and diabetes. Learn about our story and the link between oral health for diabetes.
6 Fab Tips To Help You Lose Weight
Losing weight isn’t easy. As a matter of fact, it’s one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do. But, weight loss is extremely important given my last doctor’s visit, so I had to put on the game face and just do it. 10 lbs lost so far, and 25 more to go, I’m sharing tips that have worked for me so far.
Reality Bites: The Scale Doesn’t Lie
Three years ago, I was in tip-top shape and I felt the best I’d ever felt physically. I was working out, eating healthy, and staying active. But since I have begun working at home and traveling more, my eating habits haven’t been the best.
Chef & Food Guru Paula Deen Has Diabetes: What’s So Funny?
Yesterday during a visit to NBC’s Today Show, Food Network star, chef, restauranteur, and author, Paula Deen, confirmed the rumors that she has been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. This was not a surprise to most, since the types of foods Paula cooks on her show (filled with butter, heavy cream, sugar, etc.) are not the healthiest recipes one can prepare.
Stop Diabetes! November is American Diabetes Month
Since I began my blog in October of 2009, I have made it a point to speak about diabetes and share information regarding this horrible disease.
Update on My Dad, His Health, & His Diabetes
It has been almost three months since my dad was hospitalized for diabetes and congestive heart failure after I found him unresponsive in his home.
Tips on how to support someone with diabetes
I originally wrote this article last year when my father was doing well with controlling his diabetes. As many of you may know, he is currently in the hospital with complications due to this disease,
My father is in ICU: Thank you for all of your well wishes
What started out as what we thought was a virus ended up being much more serious because his diabetes went into overdrive. Once the paramedics were on site, we found out that his blood sugar was 500+ (more than their equipment could read), and his heart rate and blood pressure were through the roof.
Know the Facts: November is American Diabetes Month
The month of November has been declared American Diabetes Month by the American Diabetes Association. The fight for diabetes prevention and awareness has been an important issue of mine, as my father suffers from this disease. Many people have heard…
Gestational Diabetes—My Story
Each year, millions of pregnant women experience gestational diabetes. As a blogger who has a father with diabetes, I have made it a point of discussing the disease at length on TCC. Educating my readers is a goal of mine,…
Happy Labor Day
It has been a whirlwind of a weekend, let me tell you. With my birthday on Friday and the endless partying and family gatherings that have commenced over the weekend, a girl like me is TIRED! But I wouldn’t trade…
KFC Rids The Bun But Doubles Down on Fat
While watching the boob tube the other day, a KFC commercial came on for their new breadless chicken sandwich called the Double Down. The sandwich consists of two slices of chicken with bacon and cheese in between. Calorie count for…