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Hypoglycemia Action Plan

Hypoglycemia Action Plan

The last blog outlines the symptoms of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Every person with diabetes should have an action plan just in case your blood sugar gets too low. Also, include the people around you in your planning. Money for diabetic test strips – Sell Test Strips Here First, Test Blood Sugar The first … Continue reading Hypoglycemia Action Plan

Eat Healthy Fast Food Part 3

Eat Healthy Fast Food Part 3

More in our continuing series of fast-food options, we examine more restaurants. Making deliberate food choices is a vital part of making sure blood sugar levels are controlled. Life hands us situations where driving through or picking something up to eat just seems to be what happens. By knowing the healthy choices at each fast … Continue reading Eat Healthy Fast Food Part 3

Exercise Precautions

Exercise Precautions

Exercise for People with Diabetes – Some Precautions You’re doing a good job inserting those 10 minute bouts of exercise into your schedule. A bit of a walk here. Some dancing there. A short bike ride, stationary or otherwise and your exercise quota is full. Add up those 10 minute sections to at least 30 … Continue reading Exercise Precautions

Drinking Alcohol With Diabetes

Drinking Alcohol With Diabetes

Drinking Alcohol With Diabetes So, drinking alcohol is supposed to reduce the risk of heart disease, but what about diabetes? Your beer (or wine, or whatever!) blocks glucose production in your liver. That can cause a blood sugar drop. Your liver stores the emergency glucose reserves, so if someone drinks too much their liver can’t … Continue reading Drinking Alcohol With Diabetes