As someone with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes maintaining a healthy blood sugar range is paramount for good health. It’s important to be able to interpret your own sugar level to know how to improve your diabetes control. To help you understand what your numbers mean, we've … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: What Is A Healthy Blood Sugar Range?
Let’s get straight to the point: blood sugar at 400 mg/dL (22.2 mmol/L) is a cause for concern! If you receive a “random” high reading seemingly without explanation, the first thing you need to remember is: don’t panic! Panicking increases stress hormones which further raises … [Read more...] about Blood Sugar at 400: What To Do, Risks & Causes
Although peanuts have the word “nut” in their name, botanically speaking peanuts are a legume. This is because unlike true nuts or nuts grown on bushes, peanuts grow underground. Still, for both nutrition and culinary purposes we classify peanuts as nuts. Previously we have … [Read more...] about Are Peanuts Good For Diabetes?
If you’ve heard of fatty liver and diabetes mentioned in conversation, there’s a good reason - they share an intimate connection. In fact, study after study suggests there are two things that lead to increased development of fatty liver in people with type 2 diabetes - obesity … [Read more...] about Fatty Liver and Diabetes: 6 Ways to Prevent or Reverse It
Wine is a beverage that's frequently enjoyed with dinner or used to toast that special occasion. But wine for diabetes, is it still okay to indulge? The good news is yes. In most cases wine consumed in moderation is fine. But if you find moderation difficult, or your blood … [Read more...] about Wine for Diabetes: All You Need To Know
If you love beer you’ll appreciate how wonderful it is to crack a bottle open on a hot summer day. But beer and diabetes, is it safe to drink? Great question! Let’s explore the answer, along with looking at a list of beers and their calories, carbs and alcohol content so if … [Read more...] about Beer and Diabetes: Need to Know Facts & Choosing Low Carb Options