Why blood sugar control is so important?

“I don’t feel bad, why is good blood sugar control so important?” We’ve heard this from patients so many times. Diabetes is a deceptive disease in that most people diagnosed with diabetes have probably had it for a number of years without knowing. The symptoms aren’t obvious. The average blood sugar rises gradually and as…

When Blood Sugar are out of Control

Signs to look for: You Don’t Check Your Blood Sugar People with type 2 diabetes can often keep their blood sugar levels under control with diet, exercise, and medicine. But unless you check your blood sugar level every day with a meter, you won’t have the most accurate results. Any person with diabetes can benefit…

Silent Dangers of High Blood Sugar Levels

Ever wondered what the dangers of high blood sugar levels are? Do you feel there is too much fuss around controlling blood sugar levels when you actually feel pretty fine? Unfortunately, with diabetes, ‘feeling fine’ is not a barometer for being well.  This disease is fundamentally insidious.  Most of the damage caused by high blood…

High blood sugar in combination with high insulin levels causes fatty deposits in the heart

The impaired substrate metabolism of diabetes patients is often expressed in an increase in fatty deposits in the cells of the heart muscle. Until now, the exact cause of this was unknown. Now, researchers at the MedUni Vienna in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism of MedUni Vienna in cooperation with the MR Centre of Excellence Vienna have shown that high…

Diabetes, Insulin and High Blood Sugar

Your body has a system that keeps blood sugar in balance. When blood sugar levels in the body go over the limit, the pancreas secretes insulin to bring it under control. If blood sugar levels get low, the liver releases stored sugar to restore blood sugar level to between 3.88 mmol/L and 6.11 mmol/L. If…