While dietary change and weight loss can definitely improve your blood sugar, it isn’t just the fasting sugar that needs to be considered. It’s important to know what is happening with your blood sugar the rest of the day, as well as your A1C level.
Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition that gets more difficult to manage over time and often…[Read more]
Here are some thoughts from our social worker:
Your husband seems to be grieving over his health concerns, which is understandable, since accepting living with diabetes is very hard. This situation is very difficult for a partner, to see their spouse not wanting to take care of himself. Unfortunately a caregiver cannot force her…[Read more]
Here is some information about diabetes and the ketogenic written by our dietitian. https://www.diabetescarecommunity.ca/diet-and-fitness-articles/diabetes-diet-articles/diabetes-ketogenic-diet/ As per her recommendations, we would suggest you discuss this with your doctor and/or a dietitian before starting.
Thanks for joining our forum! Although we love when our followers interact with us online, it is hard to give specific advice. We can see that you are involved and knowledgeable about your treatment and blood sugar levels which really helps your healthcare provider give you the best care possible. Maybe meeting with a dietitian to review your diet…[Read more]
Here is a response from our dietitian:
Ketosis from following a ketogenic diet is different from ketoacidosis or DKA, which is an extremely dangerous condition. DKA is most prevalent in type 1 diabetes when blood glucose is too high and there is a lack of insulin. DKA in type 2 diabetes is rare but is a possibility if ketones and blood sugar…[Read more]
Metformin is usually taken with food. The reason for this is to reduce stomach upset (nausea, diarrhea). Generally this means that you should take it right before a meal or during a meal or right after the meal. If you find that you are okay taking it without food, that is fine. It is also good to take medication with meals (as long as it is okay…[Read more]
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