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.
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
Early diagnosis and treatment of gestational diabetes is associated with improved short and long term outcomes for mother and fetus. There are many treatments for gestational diabetes, from pills to injections, but different treatments may be safer than others. Here we will discuss some of the options out there to keep you and your baby safe during pregnancy. Treatment Options for Diabetes During PregnancyCarrieMccorkindale
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
It happens all the time: We go a little too long without eating, or skip a meal because we are occupied, or go to sleep without dinner or an evening snack. The blood sugar when we skip a meal begins to drop. If you don't know to correct a low blood sugar, sometimes your body will try to correct it for you, and you may see a high blood sugar reading even though you didn't eat anything. Troubleshooting your blood sugars: Reactive Hyperglycemia (Somoygi Effect)NinaGhamrawi
If you’ve noticed a difference in your blood sugar readings and want to learn more, here are some tips to make sure that your measurements are accurate.How to Get an Accurate Blood Sugar ReadingJingzeTian
Have you noticed your blood sugars run higher in the morning? Read this article to find out the possible reason and how to improve the reading. Why Do My Blood Sugars Always Run Higher in the Morning?NinaGhamrawi