Category: Reviews

  • Improving my Gum Health with Aloe Vera Mouthwash

    Improving my Gum Health with Aloe Vera Mouthwash

    One aspect of my health that has been a struggle is gum health. There is a connection between diabetes and gum disease, such as gingivitis or periodontitis, with symptoms like bleeding and painful gums. As the WebMD article on Diabetes and Oral Health explains, high blood sugar causes more plaque build up which leads to…

  • Book Review: Highs & Lows of Type 1 Diabetes

    Book Review: Highs & Lows of Type 1 Diabetes

    I have LADA Diabetes, which is treated as Type 1.  I feel like I have more in common with people who have Type 1 than Type 2, so I’ve been reading books about Type 1. Book review Book title: Highs and Lows of Type 1 Diabetes: The Ultimate Guide for Teens and Young Adults Book author:…

  • One Touch Verio Flex Blood Glucose Meter Review

    One Touch Verio Flex Blood Glucose Meter Review

    Seven years into my LADA diabetes journey, I’ve now used about 7 different blood glucose meters.  Tech improvements keep making them better.  The one I’m currently using is the One Touch Verio Flex Blood Glucose Meter.  It’s the first meter I’ve owned that has bluetooth and a mobile app (for both Android and iPhone). I…