Testing

Diabetes home testing kits

For diabetics testing blood glucose is an important routine. It is a key component of your diabetes routine care and plan. Diabetics must visit their medical practitioner a number of times per year to be tested. Even though these tests ordered by your medical practitioner are important, it is equally important for people with diabetes
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What is a Normal A1c?

Blood sugar is measured using Hemoglobin A1c. This measurement gives us the average of our blood sugar over a 2 to 3 months period.  An extremely high figure could indicate the possibility of complications with our: Kidney (nephropathy) Nerve (neuropathy) Eye (retinopathy) When we lower our blood glucose level, we are providing better protection for our
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How to diagnose diabetes

  Knowing that I had diabetes was really half of the problem solved. When I was ignorant of the fact, I continued to eat all the foods which made my situation worse. To be honest, when I was told that I was pre-diabetic I ignored that information as well. I even had a well-known dermatologist
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