If you're wondering about how to use a blood sugar monitor, how often to monitor, or have a few questions about monitor choices, you're in the right place. We're going to cover all that and more. When you're newly diagnosed, the whole blood sugar testing thing can be a bit … [Read more...] about Blood Sugar Monitor: Types, Tips & Tricks
Without a doubt, maintaining normal postprandial blood glucose levels is critical to your health. It helps you avoid diabetic complications such as heart disease, retinopathy, neuropathy and other health problems. Postprandial refers to glucose measurements that are taken after … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Normal Postprandial Blood Glucose Levels
JUMP TO: What is metabolism | The role of metabolism | How metabolism becomes altered | Metabolic syndrome explained | Risk factors & diagnosis | How to promote healthy metabolism | Conclusion If you've heard diabetes and metabolism mentioned a lot, that's because type 2 … [Read more...] about Metabolism and Metabolic Syndrome Explained
Protein is a much needed nutrient that makes up the structure of your entire body. But when it comes to type 2 diabetes, you may be wondering if you need to alter your protein intake. The short answer is, in most cases, no: just include a good quality protein source at every … [Read more...] about Protein Intake and Diabetes
Nobody likes getting sick. Cos' let's face it, there are few things more miserable than being confined to a bed or couch struggling to breathe and carry out daily activities. And unfortunately, diabetes increases risk of illness of many kinds, including the flu. The reason … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes and Flu: Does illness influence blood sugar levels?
We get lots of questions about type 2 diabetes medication, and rightly so, it can all be overwhelming and confusing. And sometimes it just isn't easy to find the answers you're looking for. Really, the best person to talk to about your medications is your physician. But we've … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Type 2 Diabetes Medication