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…

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Strike the Spike II

We know more than ever about the harmful effects of high blood sugar after meals, but we also have new tools and techniques for preventing them…

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…

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…

Blood Glucose Monitoring and Control

The Diabetes UK Professional Conference presented many of diabetes advances and developments. Here, we look at blood glucose monitoring and control…

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…

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…

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…

Managing Your Blood Glucose Ups and Downs

The challenge of managing your blood glucose is to balance all of the things that can raise your levels with those that can lower them…