LeeAnna Stock-Luoma RD, LD, CD, CDCES

Thanks for stopping by my Dealing With Diabetes blog! My name is LeeAnna. I am certified as a diabetes care and education specialist (formally known as a certified diabetes educator). My goal is to answer questions you may have about diabetes or dealing with diabetes. Mixed messages are everywhere. Hopefully, this blog will help clarify some of the confusion!

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Is Brittle Diabetes The Most Dangerous? (Must Read)

What was once commonly referred to as “Brittle Diabetes,” is a volatile form of diabetes mellitus. Unstable blood sugar levels cause sufferers a host of physical problems which eventually lead to a shortened lifespan. “Brittle Diabetes” was the term once used to describe a type one diabetic with extreme fluctuations in blood sugar. Due to …

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Can You Have Hypoglycemia Without Diabetes? (What to Know)

A low blood sugar episode is frightening enough for most people to wonder if they can have hypoglycemia without diabetes. The short answer to that question is “yes”. Low blood sugar episodes can happen to anyone. But certain types of low blood sugar episodes may indicate that you do have diabetes or another significant medical condition. Hypoglycemia Symptoms …

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