When Your Blood Sugar Gets Too Low

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People with diabetes get hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) when their bodies don’t have enough sugar to use as fuel. It can happen for several reasons, including diet, some medications and conditions, and exercise. If you get hypoglycemia, write down the … Continue reading

The Best Carbs for You

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Your Guide to Eating Healthy Carbs Make the Right Choice Think of carbs as raw material that powers your body. You need them to make sugar for energy. They come in two types: simple and complex. What’s the difference? Simple … Continue reading

When Someone You Love Has Diabetes

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You can do a lot to support your friend or relative as they manage their diabetes. Encourage them. It’s hard to have a serious medical condition. You’ll also want to learn the symptoms of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and high … Continue reading

Diabetes Symptoms to Never Ignore

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One of the keys to leading a healthy life with diabetes is to keep your glucose levels, or blood sugar, in check. As your main source of energy, glucose plays a big role in keeping your body working like it … Continue reading

Tips to Avoid High Blood Sugar

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Blood sugar control is at the center of any diabetes treatment plan. High blood sugar, or hyperglycemia, is a major concern, and can affect people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes . There are two main kinds: Fasting … Continue reading