Blood Sugar & Diabetes

  • Confusing Food Labels Make Managing Blood Glucose a Challenge

    86 million Americans have pre-diabetes, and 90 percent of us don't even know it. It's an epidemic, and food labels don't help.

  • Pre-Diabetes: What You Need to Know

    Pre-diabetes indicates blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not high enough to be called diabetes. Anyone diagnosed as pre-diabetic is more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

  • Testing Blood Glucose Levels

    Testing blood sugar, or blood glucose level, helps manage diabetes and reduce the risk of having long-term complications.

  • How to Buy A Blood Glucose Self-Test Kit

    Self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG testing) enables diabetics and their caregivers to effectively manage and treat diabetes.

  • 5 Common Complications from Diabetes

    Even when blood sugar levels are properly managed, individuals with diabetes can develop serious health concerns. Learn the signs and symptoms to watch out for.

  • Testing for Diabetes and Treating It

    Does your parent have diabetes? Explore the testing procedures used to diagnose diabetes and the best methods for controlling blood sugar levels once diagnosed.

  • An Overview of Diabetes

    When a person has diabetes, the body does not produce or use insulin properly. It is important to monitor diabetes in the elderly as the condition is associated with blindness, major health problems and may even result in death.

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  • Millions of Americans Have This Dangerous Disease, But Don’t Know It

    Pre diabetes affects the health of millions of unsuspecting Americans. Learn how high blood sugar can harm the body, and how to reverse pre diabetes.

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  • 7 Exercise Tips for Diabetics

    An exercise regimen can help a diabetic lose weight, and also plays an important role in helping the body manage blood sugar levels. Here are seven things diabetics can do to stay safe while exercising.

  • Diabetic Exchange Diet

    This nutrition plan divides foods into 6 groups and uses exact serving sizes to help you eat the right amounts of each group daily in order to control your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. Use this guide to get started.

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