Type 2 Diabetes and the Metabolic Diet

Traditional management of diabetes involves diet management which recommends a low fat, high carbohydrate diet in combination with regular exercise. However, recent studies show that a low carb diet has many benefits. Learn more about type 2 diabetes and the metabolic diet – are they compatible?

Diabetes in Teenagers: Challenges and Management

Juvenile diabetes or type 1 diabetes afflicts many children, teenagers and young adults. Parents are often concerned about how teenagers must cope with the challenges of growing up and managing the disease. Learn more about diabetes in teenagers and how to promote self care.

Safe Fasting with Type 2 Diabetes

At the moment, fasting for diabetics is possible depending on the health of the person with type 2 diabetes. When fasting with type 2 diabetes, it is important to monitor blood sugar levels to ensure the blood glucose levels do not rise and drop too quickly.

Methotrexate and High Blood Sugar Readings

Methotrexate is a drug that is used to treat autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It is a drug with many potential side effects. Those with pre-existing diabetes must track their blood sugar readings carefully, since methotrexate will sometimes affect sugar levels.