Diabetes can cause long-term complications throughout your body, especially when not managed properly. One condition associated with diabetes is diabetic neuropathy, or diabetic nerve pain. Diabetic nerve pain is characterized by numbness or tingling in the fingers, hands, toes, and … Continue reading Tips for Preventing Diabetic Nerve Pain
Diabetes health supplies are many and varied. As with a lot of other medical conditions, managing diabetes is not just a case of simply taking a couple of daily tablets. It might involve injecting insulin, measuring blood glucose levels regularly, … Continue reading Diabetes Health Supplies – What Do I Need?
Insulin is probably a word you’ve heard a lot in relation to diabetes, but have you ever asked yourself, where does insulin come from? Have you wondered about what it does, and how we’re able to put it in vials … Continue reading Where Does Insulin Come From and What Does It Do?
Diabetes screening generally involves looking at a number of different questions and tests to determine whether you may be at risk of developing diabetes. It’s important to distinguish between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Here we will discuss screening … Continue reading Diabetes Screening – What’s Your Risk?
You’ve learned that in order to control diabetes, exercise must become a regular part of your life. But you’re probably wondering what form of exercise will give you the best results. Honestly, if you’ve been doing very little in the way of … Continue reading Resistance Training and Diabetes: The Amazing Benefits to Pushing Past Your Comfort Zone
What is a Lancet? A lancet is a sharp instrument / needle used to prick yourself (usually in the finger) to draw a small sample of blood to measure blood glucose level. They are usually used by people with diabetes … Continue reading How to Deal with the Fear of Lancet Needles
An hour or so after lunch, you start to get a bit of a headache and are having a hard time concentrating. As someone with diabetes, you decide to check your blood sugar to see if it is out of … Continue reading How to Lower Blood Sugar Immediately Without Medication
Taking care of our skin is always important, but in diabetes skin care requires more consideration. The skin, our body’s largest organ, is a vital physical barrier between the outside world and everything inside us. Although it seems like a … Continue reading Diabetes Skin Care – What You Need to Know and What You Can Do
What to do for low blood sugar? Low blood sugar/hypoglycaemia can cause inconvenience to your daily life. The symptoms are usually unpleasant like shakiness, dizzy and rapid heart beat. Most hypoglycaemia with mild symptoms can be easily self-treated. However, severe hypoglycaemia … Continue reading What to Do for Low Blood Sugar? – Glycoleap
What is low blood sugar? As the name suggests, it refers to sugar in the blood that is lower than normal levels. Hypoglycaemia is the medical term for low blood sugar. Hypo = below normal and glycemia = the presence … Continue reading What is Low Blood Sugar?
What leads to T2 Diabetes? Do you ever wonder if it’s a result of genetics, being overweight, or taking too much sugar? There are 5 common misconceptions that I would like to address here. Misconception 1: Diabetes can be Cured At … Continue reading Misconceptions about Diabetes: Why you should know this
Looking for some diabetes-friendly fruits to include in your diet? But, you’ve heard of some bad rep about fruits, which make you want to avoid them? Fret not! In fact, all fruits are diabetes-friendly, which you can enjoy without worry … Continue reading 5 Diabetes-Friendly Fruits You Could Enjoy!