You’ve probably known what diabetes is, and may have heard about insulin resistance. But how is insulin resistance linked to diabetes? This article will help you understand what insulin resistance is and how it can lead to diabetes.
Dreaming of the future and planning a family can be very exciting. Preconception planning, planning before pregnancy, helps to make sure that both you and your baby are healthy during and after pregnancy. This is especially important for women who have diabetes. Read this article if you would like to learn more!
Diabetes is not just a blood sugar problem, it can be dangerous for your feet as well. Diabetes can cause nerve and blood vessel damage, reducing blood flow to the feet. This increased difficulty for healing after an injury is responsible for more than 60% of all foot and leg amputations not associated with accidents. Here are some tips on how to take care of your feet with diabetes.
If you have diabetes, it can be tricky to manage the holidays. Celebrations are usually filled with carbohydrate-rich foods and more frequent drinking that can easily throw your blood sugar out of whack. This holiday season may cause more fluctuations between high and low blood sugar than you would like. Here are some simple tips to help stabilize your blood sugar while having fun!
We all know smoking is bad for your lungs, but do you know that smoking can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes?
Carbohydrates are the sugars, starches, and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables, and milk products. There are two main classes of carbohydrates: “simple” and “complex” carbs. In this article, we will break down the different types of “complex carbs.”
Carbohydrates, like protein and fat, they provide energy for the body, but are digested and utilized a little differently. Depending on their structure and how they are broken down during digestion, carbs are considered either “simple” or “complex.” In this article, we will discuss the different types of simple carbohydrates and food sources of them.
If you or your family member have diabetes, you must be familiar with insulin, or at least, heard of it. Insulin can be self-injected using a syringe or an insulin pen, and could also be delivered with an insulin pump. This article will discuss insulin pump basics that you need to know.