Archive for February 2012

A1C – A Test of Your Average Blood Glucose Levels
[ 0 ] 02/17/12

A1C – A Test of Your Average Blood Glucose Levels

If you have diabetes, your doctor may use the A1C test to track how well your blood sugar is being controlled.   This test ...
Diabetes Can Cause Nerve Damage
[ 0 ] 02/10/12

Diabetes Can Cause Nerve Damage

People with diabetes often develop nerve damage due to higher than normal levels of sugar in their blood. Diabetes results wh...
Don’t Let Diabetes Steal Your Hearing
[ 0 ] 02/10/12

Don’t Let Diabetes Steal Your Hearing

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are probably aware that uncontrolled blood sugar levels may put you at higher r...
Hyperglycemia – High Blood Sugar
[ 0 ] 02/10/12

Hyperglycemia – High Blood Sugar

People are diagnosed with diabetes because their blood sugar or glucose is too high.  Most people with this condition take i...
Hypoglycemia – When Blood Sugar is Too Low
[ 0 ] 02/10/12

Hypoglycemia – When Blood Sugar is Too Low

If you have diabetes, it may seem natural to assume the lower your blood sugar is, the better off you will be.  But that is ...
Diabetes Slows Nerve and Blood Vessel Re-Growth
[ 1 ] 02/10/12

Diabetes Slows Nerve and Blood Vessel Re-Growth

Sixty to seventy percent of people with diabetes experience some degree of nerve damage, and up to 20 percent experience pain...
New Urine Test Can Determine Diabetes Type
[ 0 ] 02/10/12

New Urine Test Can Determine Diabetes Type

Researchers at Peninsula Medical School in Exeter, UK,  have developed a new urine test they say is able to distinguish betw...
Diabetics Should Also Test Ketone Levels
[ 0 ] 02/10/12

Diabetics Should Also Test Ketone Levels

People with diabetes should be aware of a dangerous complication of high blood sugar known as ketoacidosis.  Diabetic ketoac...