Dumb About Diabetes
By Rick Avant
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A journey of an average guy who was diagnosed with Type-2 Diabetes and how he learns to cope with the changes it brings into his life, such as, having to take daily medication, monitor his glucose levels, and work towards improving his lifestyle through healthy eating and exercise. This podcast will attempt to address both triumphs and failures in all areas, both directly connected to dealing with Type-2 Diabetes, as well as the challenges which come from striving to permanently adapt to a new healthy lifestyle.. With the Ultimate Goal of one day being completely free of the disease.
||DABTD 009 – I’m in a Show Me State of Mind||Welcome to DUMB ABOUT DIABETES Episode 009 (www.DumbAboutDiabetes.com) . In this Episode Rick talks about – Rebooting the podcast How this podcast got started The interesting thinga bout Type-2 Diabetes Why Showing is always better than Telling Who||4/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DABTD 008 – A Hemoglobin A1C Crash Course||Welcome to DUMB ABOUT DIABETES Episode 008 (www.DumbAboutDiabetes.com) . In this Episode Rick talks about – His number one Diabetes goal His last doctor’s visit His trending A1C levels Creating a realistic Diabetic lifestyle The importance of pre||3/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DABTD 007 – Back In The Habit Again||Welcome to DUMB ABOUT DIABETES Episode 007 . In this Episode Rick talks about – Catching up after a break Updates to the website Challenges with being easily distracted Present glucose and A1C status Possible episode length changes Importance of co||3/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DABTD 006 – The Treat IS The Trick – A Relapse Revelation||Welcome to DUMB ABOUT DIABETES Episode 006 . In this Episode Rick talks about – Halloween – Then and Now Relapsing or Lead Me Not Into Carb-tation Getting More Focused The Benefits of Discipline Some Great Halloween Videos to Check Out The Blessi||10/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DABTD 005 – Getting On MY Last Nerves||Welcome to Dumb About Diabetes Episode 005 . In this Episode Rick talks about – How your habits can lead to pain The Real Purpose of Pain Pain as a Learning Tool Signs of worsening Diabetic Nerve Damage What body Systems are effected by continued Hig||10/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DABTD 004 – Tools of the Diabetic Trade||Welcome to Dumb About Diabetes Episode 004 . In this Episode Rick talks about – Why the “best laid plans” don’t always work The New DABTD format My method for dealing with medical advice Why “tighter” budgets make sicker people Why I somet||9/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DABTD 003 – 200 Doctors At The Bottom Of The Ocean||Welcome to Dumb About Diabetes Episode 003 . In this Episode Rick talks about – What a “hard head” makes Why I can’t stand needles When my life changed forever How I learned to HATE doctors How I became convinced I had diabetes My major “pe||9/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DABTD 002 – Major Lifestyle Changes||Welcome to Dumb About Diabetes Episode 002 . In this Episode Rick talks about – What a “lifestyle disease” is What overweight and poor people have in common Why “good food” is bad for the budget What “happiness” money is really for The im||9/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DABTD 001 – A Personal Journey From Helplessness To Health||Welcome to Dumb About Diabetes Episode 001 . In this Episode Rick talks about – What this podcast is basically about Why the title “Dumb Aout Diabetes” Who I’m not Who I am Why I believe I am qualified to do this podcast What your Ultimate Goal||9/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|