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How to Use a Freestyle Glucometer?

A freestyle glucometer is differentiated from old school meters in a number of ways. Firstly, it is small in size and weight and this gives it great mobility. Secondly, it requires a very small blood sample and it makes the whole process rather painless. Thirdly, it acts as a solution to sensitive f

Diabetes May Raise Cancer Risk

Adults with diabetes may be at increased risk for developing several kinds of cancer, according to new research from Japan.

The Best Foods for Diabetics to Eat When Pregnant

Pregnancy is the time to get lots of rest, exercise and monitor your diet. When you have diabetes you have to be especially cognizant of what you eat because diabetes can result in miscarriage, premature birth and other complications. Diabetes is when the pancreas makes little or no insulin which

Glucose Meters

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of glucose meters including medical references, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Natural Cure For Diabetes

DIABETES... the fastest growing disease in the world today, we all know a diabetes sufferer and it has become so wide spread amongst us that we have started to accept it as something that is a natural progression of life. (Does this sound familiar, "my parents had diabetes or high blood pressur

Diet Health - Nutrition For Diabetes

If you have diabetes your diet health does more than keep your blood sugar under control, it keeps you healthy and well, which prevents virtually all health conditions. However, diet health is not something you are given because you have diabetes, it is obtained by the choices you make.

Why is There a Need For Diabetic Testing Supplies?

Diabetes is a serious condition that affects people of all ages. Women can acquire diabetes because they tend to work too much and stress is one of the causes of diabetes. Old and young people whose weight is higher than the average weight have high risk of getting diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes - Preventing and Preparing for Low Blood Sugar Levels!

Hypoglycemia means blood sugar levels are really low. But for a person with Type 2 diabetes, it not only means low, but it can represent problems and fears. These fears can be brought about by listening to the stories of other diabetics who sometimes make comments along the lines of... "one tim

Gestational Diabetes Symptoms - What You Need to Know

Many pregnant women may become scared at the first mention of the term gestational diabetes as it sounds huge like a debilitating disease. Well you don't have to get worked up because it is just a temporary condition that occurs during pregnancy.

Types of Fast- and Short-Acting Insulins

Fast- and short-acting insulins are primarily used to balance glucose at mealtimes (called a bolus dose of insulin). A handy chart is provided for each of the fast- and short-acting insulins along with how quickly they take effect, the length to reach full potency and the duration of the insulin to

How Get Your Diabetes Under Control And Live A Healthy Life

Many people suffering from diabetes are not always happy and they get isolated most of the time because they are not enjoying their lives again. They struggle to fight this illness and most of the time they got frustrated. All diabetes sufferers are always looking ways to solve their problem in orde

Diabetic Nephropathy - Target Glucose and BP Levels

Diabetics, as we all know, are at higher risk of developing a number of secondary conditions/complications when compared to healthy individuals. Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disorder) is one such complication noted in diabetics. While it is well known about this relation, most of us remain unaware o