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?
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
It’s no secret that a nutritious diet and regular exercise are vital for good health, and especially important in managing diabetes. However, sometimes lifestyle changes are not enough, and your doctor might add medication to your treatment plan. Unfortunately, this … Continue reading Navigating Your Diabetes Medications Chart
A cold mug of beer on a hot day, a glass of red wine with a nice dinner, a celebration with a flute of champagne! Alcohol is often included in both everyday life and special occasions. But does alcohol and … Continue reading Mixing Alcohol and Diabetes: 5 Tips You Need to Know
At 62, with 22 years of living diabetes, Albert consistently tries to better understand his health. Albert does shift work at the airport, tackles hypos that occur every now and then, enjoys his food, and ensures his exercises weekly. Albert … Continue reading What more can I do to control diabetes naturally? – Albert’s story