Similar to type 2 diabetes, there are usually no symptoms; however, there are warning signs for prediabetes that may mean you are at higher risk. Here are 10 warning signs of prediabetes.
When a person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, their A1C at that time determines how their condition should initially be managed.
Do you ever find yourself picking up medication prescriptions on different days? Did you ever wonder if you could arrange for your chronic medications to be picked up all at the same time?
An A1C (short for ‘glycated hemoglobin’) test is a measure of your blood glucose levels over the past three months. To do an A1C test, your healthcare team takes a sample of your blood, which is then sent to a laboratory.
Certain medications – including some antibiotics and heart medications – can worsen diabetes control and cause blood glucose levels to rise.
No one likes to be in hospital, but the reality is that people living with diabetes are more likely to have a hospital stay. At any given time on a hospital medical ward, about 25% of the people there have diabetes.