I am experiencing my first diabetic eye problem, I have a diabetic macular edema in my left eye.I am scheduled for a series of intraocular injections in my left eye with a drug known as Lucentis, I…Continue
Which came first the chicken or the egg or maybe a better question. Which comes first insulin resistance or excess weight. Does weight cause IR or does IR cause weight.As far as I know the jury is…Continue
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house
Not a creature was stirring not even a mouse
I had just settled down and was so soundly sleeping
When all of the sudden my CGM started beeping
I arose from my slumber and looked at the screen
With down pointing arrows I am low it does seem
As I sat in the kitchen treating my low
I can't help but notice the beauty of the new fallen snow.
With BG recovered I head back to my bed …
"Your diabetes may vary" is a phrase often repeated on this site. For my title I chose to substitute "Type 2" for the word "Diabetes. I did this because type 2 is extremely variable. It has many forms requiring different levels of treatment.
I write this because someone complained to me that my last blog A type 2 Blog was depressing. He went on to explain that he controlled his D with diet and…Continue
A few day ago my good friend Rick wrote a blog about how there are few blogs that are written by Type 2 diabetics. Of course he is right, even though our numbers are great few of us choose to blog. I decided then to do my part and write a blog but the question was what to write about. I soon that realized a subject brought up by Stoner, another friend of mine. "What is it like to have Diabetes" would be an…Continue
Cross my heart and hope to die, stick a needle in my eye... I can't seem to get that childhood saying from my mind lately.
Here's why, I was recently diagnosed with diabetic macular edema which is caused by small leaky blood vessels leaking into the retina and surrounding tissues. This leaking has caused a pocket of fluid and swelling which is seriously threatening my central vision since the macula is the center of one's vision.
The preferred treatment is a series of…Continue