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Regular foot checks are critical for preventing diabetes-related foot problems. This guide shows you what to look for and how to keep your feet healthy.
Chilled cocktails and beer on ice can be found at many summer and holiday events, and it can be tempting to overindulge. Before you reach for your favorite beverage, however, you may consider the type of alcohol you choose and how much you drink. The Side Effects Alcohol can lower and/or raise your blood sugars... Continue Reading →
The holiday season is also the peak flu and cold season. The sniffling and sneezing can be irksome for anyone, and having diabetes on top of that has ripple effects. The lowered immunity in diabetes puts you at high risk of serious flu complications. To make things worse, the sickness that comes with these viral... Continue Reading →
A key to proper diabetes management is learning what impacts your blood sugars and how to avoid it. If you are experiencing high morning blood sugars, try these evening tips to keep sugars in range.
The “A1C” represents the short form for glycated hemoglobin or the sugar-coated form of hemoglobin. An A1C test gives you an overview of the long-term blood sugar control over the past two to three months that reflects the average lifespan of the red blood cells (RBCs). The sugar that enters into your blood binds to... Continue Reading →
Don't let your meds and supplies run out without knowing where to get refills. This can lead to a lapse in medication and inconsistency with glucose readings, and both can cause negative side effects. Here are the best ways to get more test strips and prescription refills. For test strip refills, call your Cone Health... Continue Reading →