When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, I was on the verge of going into a diabetic coma and needed insulin to bring my glucose levels down from 593 to a normal range. Read more
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So far Phyllisa has created 40 blog entries.
When I watched Black Panther in Abu Dhabi during its opening weekend, I went not knowing what to expect and I left with a renewed spirit. Read more
Summertime is one of my favorite times of the year, but it's also the time of the year when I struggle with eating healthy and maintaining my excercise routine. Read more
I had no idea how dark a shadow the costs of diabetes would cast — on my budget and my life — until I began to navigate the ins and outs of living with Type 2 diabetes. Read more
I manage diabetes best when everything in my environment follows a strict routine. When I eat meals at the same time and my food choices remain the same or vary slightly, I reap the best blood sugar averages. Read more
Within 9 months of my <diagnosis, I was living med-free. I attribute that to consistently checking my blood sugars, maintaining restrictive and scheduled meals, regular exercise, and whatever x factor (age, beta cells, luck) that allowed my body to do it. Read more