Up to 50% of people with diabetes demonstrate signs of kidney damage in their lifetime, so managing kidney disease along with diabetes is quite common.
Carbohydrate-containing foods such as bread, cereal and fruit are the body’s main source of energy. When you eat these foods they turn into glucose (sugar) and the body uses that glucose as fuel.
Packing school lunches for kids with diabetes requires some special considerations, but it doesn’t have to be stressful.
Our series on navigating the grocery store takes us to the milk and milk products aisle, another important food group for healthy eating.
Walking through the vegetable section of your local grocery store can be an intimidating experience, especially if you aren’t familiar with a lot of the choices available.
Having diabetes can mean having a greater risk for heart disease and high blood pressure, kidney disease, eye problems and nerve damage than people without diabetes.