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.
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 →
If you find that munching on sugary snacks leaves you craving more sugary snacks, you’re not alone. Eating lots of simple carbohydrates without proteins or fats quickly satisfies hunger and gives you a short-term energy boost, but also quickly leaves you hungry again and craving more. Carbohydrates stimulate dopamine in the brain, the feel-good chemical.... Continue Reading →
It cannot be overstated how important the numbers on your glucose monitoring screen are. These numbers represent your current state of diabetes so you can understand the short-term and long-term impact of your condition. The possibility of controlling your blood sugar, avoiding diabetic complication and reducing medication all hinge on the numbers from your glucometer.... Continue Reading →