Learn all about blood-sugar levels and how they affect your body. What are normal levels for children and adults? Find natural ways to lower blood sugar levels as part of your diabetes treatment plan.
Could a diet low in Glycemic Index be beneficial to you? The Glycemic Index (GI) provides a measure of how quickly blood sugars rise after particular
An insulin pump is a small computerized device that delivers insulin for the treatment of diabetes. The pump is programmed to release insulin in
Diabetic Ketoacidosis In diabetes, blood glucose is not able to reach the body cells where it can be utilized to produce energy. In such cases, the
Also known as: RPG; casual plasma glucose test; random blood sugar test. What is it? The random plasma glucose test measures plasma (or blood)
Also known as: the postprandial plasma glucose test; PPG. What is it? A blood test that measures the body’s ability to metabolize carbohydrates
Also known as: OGTT; 2-hour glucose tolerance test. What is it? A test that measures blood glucose levels before and 2 hours after you drink an
Yes, you read the title correctly—there are people with diabetes that are actually trying to gain weight. These people are underweight and need to
Also known as: FPG; fasting blood glucose test; fasting blood sugar test What is it? The fasting blood sugar test is a carbohydrate metabolism test
A seizure is a symptom of a brain problem that occurs because of sudden, abnormal electrical activity in the brain. There are many types of seizures
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