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I've been the creator and editor of DiabeticMommy.com since 2001.

I’d Rather Have Cancer Than Diabetes

File Under:  Someone Actually Said That to Me   Welcome to my first installment of “Someone Actually Said That to Me.”  I’m sure as a person with diabetes, no matter what type, you’ve heard some bone-head comments.  Please take a moment to share what someone said to you in the comment section. I was diagnosed […]

Are YOU the Cause of Type 2 Diabetes?

Are type 2 diabetics out-of-control, chip-eating couch potatoes?  Or does diabetes develop first and then cause symptoms such as cravings, fatigue, and weight gain? Look up scholarly articles and you will find arguments for each side.  Some will say obesity causes inflammation and then diabetes.  Others will say obesity is a consequence of inflammation.  If […]

I Have Type 2 Diabetes and I am NOT Ashamed

There are tons of patient-written diabetes blogs out there.  For some reason, those created by people with type 2 diabetes are in the minority.  Considering 90-95% of people diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes, logically there should be at least 8-9 type 2 diabetes blogs for every type 1 blog.  Right? Instead, active type […]

Sunflower Seeds and Chamoy Sauce

  I try to eat mostly raw, unprocessed foods.  However, I am human.  This is one of my favorite quick snacks for times when I feel I need to have a snack while watching a movie and everyone else is eating candy or other something else that makes my blood sugar rise just from drawing […]

Old site

I had to share and archive a picture of the old site. Times they be a-changin’.  

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New look!

  I hope you like Diabetic Mommy’s new look! Please be patient while I update and move content from the classic site.  Let me know any suggestions you have.  I love the DM community and hope you like the improvements.