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Measuring the Blood Glucose Level. Visually Read Test Strips

Testing your blood for current glucose level is an every day task for someone with type 2 diabetes and more so for someone with type 1 diabetes. If person affected with type 2 diabetes produce insulin in its body than person with type 1 diabetes do not produce insulin inside its body and have to take it by injections. In order to know how much insulin to inject or how many pills of oral diabetes medications to take person must check current blood glucose level.

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Diabetes and Hyperglycemia. How to Control Hyperglycemia in Diabetes?

Hyperglycemia is a condition when blood glucose levels become dangerously high. It could lead to life-threatening situation that could result in diabetic coma and death. For type 1 diabetes patients having too little insulin in the body leads to too much glucose build-up. Emergency can and would arise if person ignores high blood glucose. DKA occurs when person with type 1 diabetes don’t get enough insulin. It can start with skipping a dose of insulin, or missing a clog in the insulin pump, or the bottle of insulin gone bad. But an undetected high blood glucose level, combined with not testing urine for ketones, can bring about diabetic coma, pneumonia, difficulty breathing, shock, and even death.

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Glucose Control in Diabetes. What Affects Glucose in the Blood? Part 3 – Exercise

Everyone needs to be physically active. It is very simple truth. Human body is a very sophisticated machine which can easily shut down unused parts to preserve resources. If you don’t use your muscles the body loose justification to maintain it and simply disassemble them down to the required level. To have a good overall health we are absolutely must exercise on regular basis, diabetes or no diabetes. Doesn’t matter which type of diabetes person have, exercise have many positive benefits including prevention of heart disease and cancer. Would you like to look at my advertisement section to the right from article? ­čÖé Thank you!

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What To Do With Gestational Diabetes? How To Control Gestational Diabetes?

Women with gestational diabetes as well as people with type 2 diabetes all have insulin resistance. The pancreas seems to be hard pressed to produce enough insulin to overcome the body insulin resistance. Pregnant women require even more insulin production because of the increased secretion of hormones that contribute to insulin resistance. The gestational diabetes treated in the same way as type 2 diabetes, mostly by thorough diet planning and regular exercise. You may learn more about diets for diabetes and diabetes management products if you use links on the right side of this page. Check it out, please. When diet and exercise combined are fail to keep blud glucose levels low, doctor can prescribe insulin injections therapy. Diabetes pill are not prescribed for gestational diabetes because they can cause birth defects.

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