Heart failure can occur if the heart cannot pump (systolic) or fill (diastolic) adequately. This means that the heart doesn't work as well as it should, and can't pump blood well enough to meet your body's needs all the time. You may have symptoms, making it difficult to do some daily tasks, or you may have no symptoms at all and a mild condition. Regardless, there are many ways that you can manage your diet, medications, and lifestyle to control symptoms.
What happens in the body when you drink alcohol, can affect your health. Here's what you can do to make sure you are able to enjoy a drink or two and keep your health on track. How Alcohol Affects Blood SugarBrookeMarsal
Hemoglobin A1c(A1c) is one of the diagnostic tests for diabetes and its result can illustrate people’s average blood glucose level for the past three months. This article will give you an overview of it and help you better understand the result.Hemoglobin A1c and Estimated Average GlucoseNinaGhamrawi
Very often, hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) symptoms occur when blood glucose levels fall below 70 mg/dl. But, many people have blood glucose readings below this level and feel no symptoms. This is called hypoglycemia unawareness.Hypoglycemia UnawarenessNinaGhamrawi
When you first found out you had diabetes, you tested your blood sugar often to understand how food, activity, stress, and illness could affect your blood sugar levels. But then—bam! Something makes your blood sugar zoom up. You try to adjust it with food or activity or insulin, and it dips really low. Look out for these surprising triggers that can send your blood sugar soaring.10 Surprising Things That Can Spike Your Blood SugarNinaGhamrawi
After understanding some major concepts and methods of healthy eating, you may be still wondering how to apply these diet rules with blood glucose monitoring. Here are some steps to guide you while adjusting your meal plan by using the self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG) results.Adjusting Your Meal Plan Based on Home Glucose TestingNinaGhamrawi