We love answering reader questions so if you ever have one yourself, please send it in :) Todays question: I was wondering if a 120 blood sugar level is too high? For those measuring blood sugar in mmol, 120 is equal to 6.6 mmol/l. So let's look at a blood sugar chart, … [Read more...] about Is 6.6/ 120 Blood Sugar Level Too High?
Are you a chocolate lover? And more importantly are you a diabetic on the lookout for your best chocolate options? I tend to make my own chocolate (and we have quite a few recipes for that), but I know most people aren't as motivated as me and prefer to buy something … [Read more...] about Top 5 Diabetic Chocolate Picks
A1c...what is that anyway?? It sounds like some kind of strange disease doesn't it? But in fact it's just another way to measure blood glucose control. What is a1c? The a1c is short for Hemoglobin A1c, so you'll sometimes see it written as HbA1c as well. The A1c is a blood … [Read more...] about What Is a1c In Diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes is a slow developing condition and can often go unnoticed for a very long time. We can have pre-diabetes/insulin resistance for 5-10 years before an 'official' diagnosis and for this reason diabetes often gets overlooked, meaning many people are walking around … [Read more...] about Signs & Symptoms of Diabetes: Type 2. The 3 P’s!
Are there really foods that can help lower blood sugar levels?Well according to many studies, yes there are!The main influence on your blood sugar control comes from eating an overall healthy diet, but there are some power foods that can help!1. Macadamia NutsMacadamia nuts are … [Read more...] about Top 7 Foods To Lower Blood Sugar Levels
Have you suddenly realized that you have high blood sugar levels and not sure how to bring them down? It is important to do something because having high levels for any prolonged length of time is what leads to complications occurring. So let's cover a simple strategy that can … [Read more...] about High Blood Sugar Levels: Tips to help bring it down