Hyperglycemia, or high blood glucose, is the defining feature of uncontrolled diabetes and, if chronic, can lead to long-term complications such as nerve, eye, and kidney damage. If you’ve been dealing with frustrating blood sugar spikes, you’ll want to see our new video interview series on preventing hyperglycemia, featuring Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, the AADE’s 2014 Educator of the Year. In Part 1, Gary addresses why after-meal blood sugar spikes are problematic and how to determine if you’ve been experiencing them. In Part 2, he discusses effective medical and lifestyle strategies for preventing after-meal blood sugar spikes.
The blog entry was written by Senior Digital Editor, Wellness, Diane Fennell.