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This is odd.....

Here is a funny one. As you can see in my picture, I wear glasses. I have read a few articles concerning the effects diabetes can have on your eyesight. I started having a hard time seeing. I got headaches. Things were fuzzy. I figured that I needed to get right to a doctor. Well the other day at work I had my glasses off because I am near-sighted anyway, and I was working on the computer. I got to looking around and all the things I used to need glasses to see were remarkably clear. Amazing!

Added by Tim Soto on September 29, 2009 at 6:22am — 5 Comments

September 11th 2009

September 11th was more than a day when we remember a national tragedy. It was the day that my life changed forever. My sugar was at 360! I went to the doctor and was told I was diabetic. I was devastated. The doctor took my beloved Pepsi. He placed me on metformin. I went through the weekend feeling so much better. The extreme thirst that I had been experiencing and the near constant urination slowed way down. I felt fine at work on Monday. Tuesday I woke up and felt the dehydration that I had… Continue

Added by Tim Soto on September 18, 2009 at 7:25am — 4 Comments

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