On occasion, people with diabetes are required to fast. This may be in preparation for a test or for religious reasons.
Taking a holiday with diabetes
Taking a holiday with diabetes can be a great break, and being prepared ahead of time usually helps make travel go more smoothly.
Diabetes tests…What do they mean? When are they done?
Good diabetes care that helps the person living with diabetes avoid complications, involves regular diabetes-focused visits with their family doctor, nurse practitioner or diabetes specialist.
Are you following your “ABCDE’S” to prevent a heart attack or stroke?
People with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have a vascular “event,” such as a heart attack or stroke. What can you do to prevent this?
Diabetes and getting your flu and COVID vaccines
As we head into winter and spend more time indoors, communicable respiratory diseases increase. This is the time to remember how to protect ourselves from some viruses.
Losing it and not finding it again…achieving sustainable weight loss
Losing a modest amount of weight – such as 5% to 10 % of total body weight – can improve the body’s ability to lower blood glucose levels and reduce heart disease risk factors.