Added by Jill Knapp on May 16, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
I have been featured in a yahoo short film. "Second Act" I am completely humbled by this experience. I love being a diabetes advocate. I love helping others. I really know god's hand in my life as door after door keep opening. :-)
I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving!! :-)
That's me on the left bottom of the magazine. :-)
Losing 100 pounds was not easy. In fact it was very hard. There is no magic pill for true weight loss. You have to set goals and keep them. One of the first things I remember thinking after I was diagnosed with diabetes is how am I going to loose all of this weight?
Added by Jill Knapp on May 25, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin. Insulin is necessary for the body to be able to use glucose for energy. When you eat food, the body breaks down all of the sugars and starches into glucose, which is the basic fuel for the cells in the body. Insulin takes the sugar from the blood into the cells. When glucose builds up in the blood… Continue