Have you ever felt overwhelmed by diabetes? On a bad day, it can seem impossible to get your blood glucose under control, no matter what you do. I feel you. To manage your condition well, there are just so many things … Continue reading Diabetes Support Groups: How To Find The Perfect One For You
“Is type 2 diabetes reversible, doctor?” It’s a common question I get asked by many people that I meet. When I was back in medical school more than 10 years ago, we were all taught that type 2 diabetes is a … Continue reading Is Type 2 Diabetes Reversible? Your Guide In 2017
Fun fact: Did you know that men have a slightly higher chance of developing diabetes compared to women? This is according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This means that if you have the Y chromosome (yes, I’m … Continue reading Diabetes Symptoms in Men: 3 Crucial Things You Must Know!
Have you heard your doctor or friends mention the term ‘A1C’ (or ‘HbA1c’) and wonder to yourself what in the world does it mean? Or its could be familiar word, but you never really understood what it meant for you? (and too … Continue reading Quick A1c Calculator: All you need to know about A1c in 2017 (HbA1c)
‘You’re kidding right – how can diabetes apps help me to lower my blood sugar levels and reduce my risk of developing complications like kidney failure and stroke?’ As a clinician and doctor, I used to be exactly that skeptic. My … Continue reading Diabetes Apps: Do They Actually Work? The Doctor Answers.
GlycoLeap is moving healthcare forward – out of the clinics and hospitals, and into the community and homes. As a doctor, I often get asked why I left behind a promising career in medicine to join the team that developed GlycoLeap, a smartphone-based … Continue reading Why we developed GlycoLeap
Did you know that some of the diabetes medications you take can cause you to gain weight or lose weight? Yes, this is been scientifically proven. This ‘weight effect’ is something we doctors consider when deciding which medications to prescribe to … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes Medications That Can Help You Lose Weight
I know that this is a common question for many people, so I want to address it. After reading this article, you’ll know what is high blood pressure, why it’s important to control it, and how to do so. But firstly, … Continue reading What is High Blood Pressure and Low Blood Pressure?