Taking a vacation requires planning and preparation for anyone, but it’s even more important for people with type 1 diabetes. Thinking ahead about your diabetes management is key to a successful trip, so consider the following 10 tips for travelling with type 1 diabetes.
Most people are aware of the long-term complications associated with diabetes, including heart disease, kidney disease, eye disease and nerve damage. However, there are short-term complications that can be dangerous and even life-threatening.
Get simple and effective tips for travelling with type 2 diabetes so you can plan a stress-free and healthy trip.
The thyroid is a clever little butterfly-shaped gland that lies at the base of your windpipe, above the ‘notch’ at the top of your chest bone. People with diabetes have a higher risk of thyroid disease. Read this expert blog to learn about the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease.
People with diabetes need to protect their feet, especially if they have had the condition for some time. That’s because nerve damage (known as “neuropathy”) can cause reduced sensation in the feet. Proper shoes offer support and protection for your feet. Read on to learn more about diabetic shoes.
Controlling your blood sugar levels is key to your overall diabetes management. Read on to learn about blood sugar levels in Canada.