AngelaC's Blog – February 2010 Archive (1)

Thinking About Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

I do not know if I ever mentioned this here before, but my mother has Type 2 diabetes, for more than 12 years. She manages with metformin, glipizide, and Januvia. She also has hypertension that she's had since 1991. Over the years, she's never been to see an endo, a diabetes educator, or even a dietitian. She was simply thrown a pre-printed Lily diet sheet and told to "follow it", to take her medications as prescribed, and to test every so often. Her doctor doesn't even ask for her bg readings.… Continue

Added by AngelaC on February 4, 2010 at 10:40pm — 2 Comments

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