Diabetes & High blood Pressure

Diabetes & High blood Pressure

People with diabetes are much more likely to also have high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure can increase the risk of diabetes complications such as diabetic eye- and kidney problems. Managing blood pressure should be a part of a person’s overall diabetes care plan.   Diabetic high blood pressure complications Diabetes affects the…

6 Steps to Balance Blood Sugar Levels

Lowering blood sugar levels is crucial for treating diabetes. But many diabetics don’t know how to do this… People without diabetes generally don’t have to think about balancing their blood sugar levels, as their bodies do this for them. Unfortunately, people who suffer from diabetes aren’t as lucky and have to keep a close eye…

How to Stop Diabetic Fatigue

Diabetes can leave you feeling tired and drained.  It can also be one of the early symptoms of diabetes… Even after a good night’s sleep, diabetics often still feel like they haven’t slept in a week. Many diabetics accept this as part of their daily lives and learn to live with it – but that…

Food

6 Foods Diabetics Should Avoid

Just because food does not taste sweet, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t contain sugar. This is one of the biggest mistakes diabetics – and people in general – make.  So how do we know if the food will cause our blood sugar to rise?   The key is to know what foods contain bad carbohydrates…

Eating Habits to Fight Diabetes

Dealing with diabetes is tough enough without worrying about eating healthy.   During diabetes, blood sugar levels can be quite fragile. Even small amounts of sugar can send it skyrocketing… Or not eating on time can cause it to crash. Controlling blood sugar levels is not only about what we eat, but also what we DON’T eat.   …