On occasion, people with diabetes are required to fast. This may be in preparation for a test or for religious reasons.
What are the short-term complications of 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.
Tips for travel with diabetes
Many people with diabetes become anxious at the thought of travelling.
5 steps to reduce concerns about hypoglycemia
Having an episode of hypoglycemia is a common fear for people with diabetes. Read about 5 steps you can take to reduce concerns about hypoglycemia in this expert blog.
Ashley: You got this!
Canadians with type 2 diabetes write back to their younger selves, to share personal insights and reflect on their experience of living with diabetes and starting on insulin therapy. In this post, Ashley reflects on living with diabetes.
Low blood sugar-should we worry?
Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar is defined as a blood sugar level of less than 4.0 mmol/L in people with diabetes who are treated with either insulin or medications that cause insulin to be produced such as glyburide or Diamicron®.