What Is a Normal Blood Sugar Level?

The aim of diabetes treatment is to bring blood sugar (“glucose”) as close to normal as possible. What is a normal blood sugar level? Find out here…

High Blood Sugar Symptoms

Do you experience frequent urination, blurry vision, or excessive hunger? Learn about these and other common symptoms of high blood sugar…

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Getting to Know Ketones

Does anyone really know what ketones are? Are they a danger to your health, or a sign that you have lowered your carb intake enough to cause weight loss?

Blood Sugar Chart

This blood sugar chart shows normal blood glucose levels before and after meals and recommended HbA1c levels for people with and without diabetes…

Counting Carbohydrates Like a Pro

For keeping blood glucose in control, carbohydrate counting works better than any other system. Here are three recommendations for counting carbohydrates…

Be Aware of Hypoglycemia Unawareness

Hypoglycemia unawareness in children can be scary, but with persistence and teamwork, it can be reversed and prevented…

Top 10 Tips for Better Blood Glucose Control

Parenting is a never-ending challenge, and so is diabetes care. Parents need to stay involved in their child’s management even when he is old enough and mature enough to perform many of his daily self-management rituals on his own…

Sensing the Big Picture With Continuous Glucose Monitoring

In less than two decades, the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for people with diabetes has gained popularity worldwide…

Managing Hyperglycemia

With your doctor’s help, your diabetes educator can help you learn to self-manage your diabetes by working through the challenges of managing hyperglycemia…

Exorcising the Specter of Overnight Hypoglycemia

By understanding the causes of and being prepared for nighttime hypoglycemia, people with diabetes can minimize its occurrence and reduce its impact…