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?
Many drugs that are prescribed to improve a patient’s moods, behavior and emotions may produce weight gain, increased blood sugar levels and insulin resistance. Learn more about psychotropic drugs related to diabetes and high blood sugar and what can be done to manage these unwanted effects.
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.
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.
There are quite a number of Medicare covered diabetes testing supplies such as lancets, glucose monitors and testing strips. Anyone under a Medicare plan will have to review their plan to what exactly is covered.
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.
Can you cure diabetes using natural or conventional treatment methods? This question troubles the minds of individuals suffering from diabetes, because it is a pernicious disease. Let us find out the answer to this question.
Can diabetics eat snacks and dessert without losing blood sugar control? Of course! By adapting diabetic recipes, reading labels and making the right choices people can enjoy tasty treats with low sugar for diabetics.
There are a number of studies with conflicting results about the effects of caffeine in the metabolism of glucose, on insulin resistance and other possible side effects. Find out if diabetes and caffeine are compatible and if there are risks involved.
Are you choosing test strips for diabetes? Different meters and strips offer no coding, alternate site testing, different sample sizes, and different ways of placing the blood onto the test strip. Choose the diabetes test strip that works for you.