Latest Posts from Ilene Raymond Rush

Are Roller-Coaster Blood Sugar Levels Affecting Your Mood?

Are Roller-Coaster Blood Sugar Levels Affecting Your Mood?

Have you been irritable lately? You know, a bit touchy or testy. Annoyed, agitated, even a little angry? If your answer is “yes.” Do you know why?

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Conversation Chit-Chat: When I Offer Advice About Type 2 Diabetes

Conversation Chit-Chat: When I Offer Advice About Type 2 Diabetes

Last week, I was crossing Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia when I noticed a large man toting a bag of burgers and fries limping beside me ....

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How I Track My High and Low Blood Sugar Levels

How I Track My High and Low Blood Sugar Levels

Last week, my sugars went a little crazy. I’d start the day in range, but after breakfast and my usual cardio or strength training exercise ...

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Eat a Whole Bag of Cookies? Getting Back on Track With Type 2 Diabetes

Eat a Whole Bag of Cookies? Getting Back on Track With Type 2 Diabetes

So, you messed up. You stopped monitoring your blood glucose for a few days, and now that you have, the numbers are scary high ....

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Have You Tweaked Your Type 2 Diabetes Care Lately?

Have You Tweaked Your Type 2 Diabetes Care Lately?

If not, maybe it’s time. What worked yesterday to keep your A1c levels in check might not be working as well today ....

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Type 2 Diabetes and Your Feet

Type 2 Diabetes and Your Feet

I’ve always been a little vain about my feet. High-arched, narrow, with unblemished toenails, strangers at my occasional pedicures have informed me that I ...

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