About Inês Parro

Diabetes Specialist Nurse

The Most Common Problems Caused by Diabetes

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , |

You don't want diabetes to take over your life and looks like you are in your way to avoid all the problems caused by diabetes. Are you? Your life is too busy. Another meeting. Keep all your gadgets with you "live in the present". You inject your insulin most of the times. Go to the gym or for a [...]

One of the Best Diabetes Medication and You Are Not Taking It

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Medication|Tags: , , |

This is one of the best diabetes medication you can get. On the other side, you would be amazed by the number of people with diabetes that keep not taking it due to its side effects, misinformation or no information at all. It is cheap, makes the cells less resistant to insulin and controls the liver hyper production of [...]

5 Reasons to Reduce Bad Fats From Your Meal Plan

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Food|Tags: |

High quantities of (bad) fat in your meal plan has a huge impact on your diabetes management. There are two things to keep in mind when we talk about fat and diabetes management: The fat consumption in the meals impact the blood glucose levels Insulin resistance is also caused by the regular consumption of fat What [...]

Are You “Hypo” Prepared?

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , , , |

Hypoglycaemia, short name "hypo", is an emergency situation that requires a proper treatment. All people with diabetes fear to have hypoglycaemia due to its severe symptoms. Hypos happen when the blood glucose levels are below 4.0mmol/L. This can happen for several reasons, for example: excess of insulin, unplanned exercise, alcohol intake, etc. Here is the [...]

5 Tips for Healthy Injection Sites

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , , , |

Did you ever notice lumps on your injection sites? If so, are you still injecting in these areas? Repetitive injections of insulin in the same area cause these lumps (also known as Lipohypertrophy – short name "lipos"). The skin starts to develop extra tissue that can grow overtime due to constant "harm" of the skin in the [...]

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