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NO MORE SUGAR!!!

Those who know me, know I was a sugar addict.  What is the difference between someone who enjoys a little sweet now and then and an addict? 

First, you can't eat just a little sugar.  If you do, you simply want more - which creates a whole cycle of addiction. 

You know that little voice in your head?  The one that says, "One bite won't hurt".  Well for a sugar addict that voice is heard and heeded even if you know you shouldn't.

Last September, after comparing 4 quarterly cbc blood tests side-by-side, I noticed my glucose levels (while not at diabetic level) were consistently rising.  Not only that, I had a hypoglycemic event that led to an ER visit.  That is when I decided my addiction had to end and I went on a keto diet. 

In my consulting office we have a few simple screenings we can do.  One is to look at a few drops of urine through a sugar refactometer.  This screening does not diagnose diabetes (only your doctor can do...

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