Today’s Tip: What is considered to be a low blood glucose level? For most people with diabetes, a blood glucose level of 70 mg/dl or less is considered low, and treatment is recommended to prevent it from dropping even lower. If you have symptoms of hypoglycemia and do not have your blood glucose meter available, … Continue reading “Quick Tips”
(A three (3) part miniseries blog) Part Two In my research, I found that nutrition for kids is about the same for adults. Everyone needs the same nutrients. Children, however, need different amounts and specific nutrients at different ages. Consider these nutrient-dense foods: Protein. Choose seafood, lean meat and poultry, eggs, beans, peas, soy products, and … Continue reading “Oh No! My Child May Have Diabetes! (Part 2)”
(A three (3) part miniseries blog) Part One It was a typical 6-year check-up until the end when the doctor mentioned that she wanted to send my son to get blood work to check his glucose levels among other tests. The thought of my son having diabetes took over my mind. What did I do … Continue reading “Oh No! My Child May Have Diabetes! (Part 1)”
It’s never too early or too late to start living a healthier, happier life. We can help! Here are some healthy lifestyle tips for living with diabetes.