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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.

A Beneficial Guide to a Diabetes Diet

Among all the different components of nutrition (carbs, proteins, and fats) carbs have the highest effect on blood sugar levels. A low carb diet substitutes carbohydrates with a preferably higher intake of fat. This fat burns to provide the patients with a relatively higher amount of energy.

Internal Medicine Doctor - About Diabetes

According to new research from the Archives of Internal Medicine, doctor and patient alike will want to watch the growth of diabetes. By the year 2025, there could be as many as 380 million people affected by complications of type 2 diabetes. Here are some facts about this growing epidemic.

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