Latest Posts from Ilene Raymond Rush

How Type 2 Diabetes Made Me a Healthier Person

How Type 2 Diabetes Made Me a Healthier Person

’Tis the season to make impossible-to-keep resolutions concerning my type 2 diabetes care. Lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks! Take up marathoning!

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How My Son’s Wedding Helped Me Come to Terms With Type 2 Diabetes

How My Son’s Wedding Helped Me Come to Terms With Type 2 Diabetes

This December, my oldest son married his long-time love. The event space sparkled, spirits ran high, all the guests more than ready to celebrate a joyful occasion ...

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What I've Learned About Weightlifting With Type 2

What I've Learned About Weightlifting With Type 2

When you consider improving your diabetes care, what comes to mind? Perhaps you’re thinking about losing some weight, getting extra cardio, watching your carb intake ...

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Weight Loss and Self Acceptance When You Have Type 2

Weight Loss and Self Acceptance When You Have Type 2

A type 2 patient reflects on the push/pull between weight control and self-acceptance.

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After a Disappointing A1c Result, 5 Things I'm Doing to Get Back on Track

After a Disappointing A1c Result, 5 Things I'm Doing to Get Back on Track

Ilene's recent test results were higher than usual; here's what she's doing to rebound.

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When Loved Ones Nag You About Your Blood Sugar

When Loved Ones Nag You About Your Blood Sugar

In my struggle to manage my own diabetes, I have found ways for friends and family members to help me out-- that won’t make me see red.

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