Lex Shares What It’s Like When Her Blood Sugar Is High

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For this type 1 diabetic, it’s clear when her blood sugar is high. How does she know? Because she feels like a goblin! But she doesn’t always mean that figuratively! In the video below, makeup artist, Alexys Flemming transforms herself into a high blood sugar goblin (or demon, if you prefer).

Lex has been living with type 1 diabetes for nearly a decade now (she was diagnosed at 13), and has utilized art and humor to raise awareness for diabetes and help others, whether they have diabetes or not, feel beautiful inside and out!

Take a loot at Lex’s beautiful (and creepy) high blood sugar goblin makeup tutorial! As she walks us through the steps, she talks about the symptoms she experiences when her blood sugar is high. When you’re done, let us know what symptoms you experience when your blood sugar is high!

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L.D. and her ten-year-old lab, Eleanor Rigby Fitzgerald, moved to Seattle two years ago from Tucson, Arizona. They chose Seattle because they heard that's where they kept all the good coffee - plus Ella learned about grass. L. De Mello likes books, music, movies, running, and being outdoors as much as possible.