These were particularly helpful to me when I first came to the ADA website. Thanks Alan!
"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." Anais Nin Type 2 Diabetes diagnosed December 13, 2000 w/A1c of 7.6. June 2014 A1c 5.6 Controlling with diet and exercise, and 500mg daily of metformin.
Me: DX: '08 - Type 2; '12 - early kidney disease This community. Keep moving; graze on bit of protein and lots of veggies; meds. No wheat, rice, or soy. BG's 70-120. Avg AM BP 125/65. BMI 22.2-23.2 Still learning
Hubby: Not diabetic '13 - Kidneys crashed, End Stage Renal Disease, .....AV fistulas failed so far, back on jugular catheter for dialysis Anemia, Colostomy, COPD, weak heart valve, low BP Colo vesicle fistula (hole bladder to colon), can't be repaired due to radiation damage