Do You Know How to Perform a Great Blood Glucose Test?

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Care|Tags: |

A blood glucose test is a very powerful and easy way to understand how is your diabetes control. It allows you to better understand if the changes you embrace are impacting in your diabetes, if there is something more you can do and if you should or not adjust your medication and get specialized advice. A blood glucose test might look [...]

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When Should You Check Blood Glucose More Frequently?

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Care|Tags: , , |

Blood glucose level (commonly called "blood sugar") is the existing amount of glucose in the blood at a given moment. The blood glucose level is quickly determined by doing a finger prick and using a glucose meter. Depending on the situation, you should monitor and measure blood glucose levels at different times and frequency. For example, a person [...]

10 Tips to Take Care of Your Feet

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , |

As you are aware feet problems are intimately related to diabetes complications. The different types of problems were discussed in the past but there is so much more to talk about when it relates to the care and attention you should provide to your feet. We decided to ask an expert to list the ultimate 10 [...]

How to Improve Your HbA1c

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , |

Everyone is obsessed with the HbA1c results. From doctors to nurses and people with diabetes, everyone is looking forward for the next HbA1c. But, what is this so famous HbA1c? HbA1c , short name for glycated haemoglobin, provides the average blood glucose levels within 8-12 weeks. When the glucose that is consumed, transformed and absorbed by [...]

Insulin: What, When and How [Infographic]

By | November 1st, 2016|Categories: Medication|Tags: , , |

It is very important to know a little bit more about the insulin you are taking or you are starting to take. You may think you already know everything there is to know about insulin but take a look and make sure you know it indeed. This infographic is related to four insulins: Novorapid, Humalog, Humalog Mix [...]

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Diabetes Assessment: Think Out of the Box in Decision Making

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Healthcare Providers|Tags: |

In a very regular basis and in order to do a diabetes assessment, people are questioned about their diabetes control: "Are keeping diabetes under control?, "How are the blood sugars?", "Are you testing it?", "How many times?", and so on. What does it mean, being under control? There is no right answer for this question. It [...]

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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 [...]

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