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…

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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Blood Sugar Monitoring: When to Check and Why

Diabetes treatment requires active participation by the person who has it. Find out what the recommended glucose levels are and when to monitor…

10 Good Reasons to Hate Blood Glucose Monitoring

Here are some strategies for overcoming the barriers and getting into the habit of regular blood sugar monitoring…

False Hypo Symptoms: Diabetes Questions & Answers

A reader writes, “Recently I’ve been noticing low blood sugar feelings (glazed, unable to concentrate) even when my blood sugar levels are normal or high…”

Making Your Blood Glucose Monitor Work for You

Knowing how to use your blood glucose monitor and being able to use it effectively are key to managing your diabetes…

Blood Sugar Monitoring

“I must admit that I stopped checking my blood sugar,” Dave said. “I used to stick myself and write the numbers down, but I had no idea what they meant…”

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

People who have had diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, will tell you it’s worse than any flu they’ve ever had. Learn how to avoid this medical emergency…

Drugs That Can Worsen Diabetes Control

This article lists some of the medicines that can worsen blood glucose control, the reasons they have that effect, the usual magnitude of the blood glucose changes, as well as the pros and cons of using these drugs in people who have diabetes…