Differences between Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone necessary to convert sugar, starches and other food into the energy needed for daily life.┬áType 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes share the problem of high levels of blood sugar. ┬áThe inability to control blood sugar causes the… Read More Differences between Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes and Me

Originally posted on margaretgriffin:
My diagnosis of Diabetes Type 2 was not a surprise but still unwelcome – like an unpopular family member moving in to stay. I had all the risk factors: fifty, family and fat. The immediate effects were emotional – anger and resentment and psychological – grief and depression. The greatest impact…