09 June 2015
Our time comes to a close

Our time comes to a close


My Vincy family, I would like to thank you for allowing me to share Sugar Matters with you over the past six plus years (yes, it was that long!). Wh...
02 June 2015
Top 10 for those supporting a loved one with diabetes

Top 10 for those supporting a loved one with diabetes


Last time, we talked directly to those of you living with diabetes every day, finishing with our top 10 to keep in mind every day. This week I want ...
19 May 2015
Big review: Top 10 to keep in mind if you have diabetes

Big review: Top 10 to keep in mind if you have diabetes


As we wrap up these past wonderful years of sharing Sugar Matters together, I wanted to use the last few columns to touch on those major, MAJOR poin...
12 May 2015
Is diabetes curable?

Is diabetes curable?


One part of this question is easily answered in the negative: Type 1 diabetes is not curable at this time in medicine, unless you have a pancreas (o...
05 May 2015
Mission 2015!

Mission 2015!


Our annual mission trip concluded two weeks ago. This year I was sad not to be there physically, but you should know that I had you all in my heart ...
21 April 2015
‘But I walk here in dese…’— a blast from the past, talking foot care

‘But I walk here in dese…’— a blast from the past, talking foot care


This past week saw a return of our annual mission trip, but sadly I missed out this year (big sad face). I hope many of you turned out in droves for...
14 April 2015
Healthy hearts are happy hearts

Healthy hearts are happy hearts


This week I wanted to touch on heart disease by going through a few misunderstandings some may have about this disease. Have you said any of these? ...
17 March 2015
The creepy crawlies – Diabetes and your feet

The creepy crawlies – Diabetes and your feet


Last night you got into bed and just as you started to relax, creepy crawly feelings started in your feet. Or BOOM, your feet jumped. Maybe your mat...
10 March 2015
When diabetes gets more complicated

When diabetes gets more complicated


To follow up on our talk about diabetes and stress, I want to touch on some aspects of diabetes that can get worse when you are under a great deal o...
03 March 2015
Stress and diabetes – what to do, what to do?

Stress and diabetes – what to do, what to do?


Many people say it, and yes, it is true — stress makes your diabetes more difficult to control. There are a few reasons probably. One of the bi...