Too many of the wrong foods can quickly send your blood sugar levels soaring after eating, which will in turn raises your A1c and makes it difficult to gain control over your type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. When blood sugar or A1c run riot, you can increase your risk of … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Blood Sugar Level After Eating
Since the inception of our website, we’ve received hundreds of personal questions, many of them asking about a specific blood glucose measurement and how to interpret it. We LOVE this because it means people are being proactive in their diabetes management, making efforts to … [Read more...] about What Does My Blood Glucose Measurement Mean? A ‘How-To’ on Reading Your Numbers
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