Living with diabetes is a fine balance between avoiding high blood sugars, which can cause complications, and low blood sugars (hypoglycemia), which can interfere with your quality of life and in some cases cause serious harm.
Diabetes can seem a lonely condition, but in fact there is a lot of support available to individuals with diabetes through the diabetes team.
It is natural to have negative thoughts that become so overwhelming they put us into a state of inertia. It is just easier to do nothing! Experts refer to this as diabetes distress. Read on to learn how to manage this common condition.
People with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of heart disease than people who aren’t living with the condition. Learn 10 ways to protect your heart.
In order to fully understand what hypoglycemia is, and how it can be prevented and treated, think about the following questions and answers when you’re discussing hypoglycemia with your diabetes healthcare team.
For people with Type 2 or Type 1 diabetes and their families, close partnership with the diabetes healthcare team is critical for diabetes management.